SP-MAGTF Crisis Response Aircraft Conduct Nighttime Air-to-Air Refueling over Spain

07/08/2014
07/08/2014: In the first two photos, an MV-22B Osprey with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response, prepares to conduct nighttime tiltrotor air-to-air refueling with a KC-130J Hercules over the southern coast of Spain, Aug. 22, 2013. The Marines and sailors of SP-MAGTF Crisis Response provide a limited-defense crisis…

USS Makin Island Flight Deck Operations

06/01/2014
04/09/2014: USS Makin Island Flight Deck Operations during Amphibious Squadron Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training off of the coast of San Diego.   [slidepress gallery='uss-makin-island'] Credit:11th Marine Expeditionary Unit:4/7/14 In the first photo, aircraft with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the USS Makin Island land on the flight deck during…

Osprey Performs Aerial Demo During Singapore Airshow

02/14/2014
02/14/2014: An MV-22B Osprey performs in the aerial demonstration portion of the Singapore International Airshow 2014 Feb. 11 at the Changi Exhibition Center in Singapore. The video concludes with a view on the next phase of innovation in USMC aviation, the F-35B.  Credit:III Marine Expeditionary Force / Marine Corps Installations…

Ospreys Refuel in Mid-Air En Route to Singapore Air Show (Video)

02/11/2014
02/11/2014:MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, conducting mid-air refueling while on the way to Singapore from Okinawa, Japan, for the Singapore Air Show, Feb. 6, 2014. Credit: III Marine Expeditionary Force:2/6/14 The Ospreys followed two KC-130J Super Hercules planes of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 from Okinawa…

Rope Training for SP-MAGTF Insertion

01/09/2014
01/08/2014: Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response load an MV-22B Osprey for helicopter rope suspension training at Morón Air Base, Spain, Dec. 6, 2013 and December 17, 2013.  The latter was during a visit of Second Line of Defense to SP-MAGTF in Spain. SP-MAGTF Crisis…

Brunei Air Show Highlights of Air Systems Demos

12/06/2013
12/06/2013: BRIDEX 2013 is a five-day event and provides displays and demonstrations of military equipment in Brunei. [slidepress gallery='brunei-air-show-highlights-of-air-systems-demos'] Credit:15th Wing Public Affairs:12/5/13 In the first photo, an MV-22B Osprey hovers in front of flags from participating nations during an aerial demonstration at the fourth biennial Brunei Darussalam International Defense…

MV-22B Osprey Demonstration at BRIDEX13

12/05/2013
12/05/2013: An MV-22B Osprey conducts an aerial demonstration at the 4th Biennial Brunei Darussalam International Defense Exhibition and Conference Dec. 3 at the BRIDEX Exhibition Center in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. The five-day event includes displays and demonstrations of military equipment, with the theme of bridging the capability gap.  U.S.…

Integrating the Seabase Into Operation Damayan: The Osprey and the SDF

11/30/2013
11/29/2013: During Operation Damayan, JTF-505 demonstrated the successful cooperation between partners in the Asia-Pacific, enabled by the forward presence of U.S. military assets. The versatility of the Osprey makes it ideal for operating across international platforms during crises and contingencies and integrating the seabase into overall operatons. [slidepress gallery='the-osprey-and-the-sdf'] Credit:…