Osprey Lands on Japanese Ship For the First Time

06/27/2013
06/26/2013: An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (VMM-161) lands onboard the JS Hyuga (DDG-181), during Dawn Blitz 2013 for the first time in history off the coast of Naval Base Coronado, June 14. [slidepress gallery='osprey-lands-on-japanese-ship-for-the-first-time'] Credit: 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade:6/14/13 Exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 is a multinational…

3rd MAW Conducts Air Lift of Battalion

06/26/2013
06/26/2013: MV-22B Ospreys with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing wait to take off to take a battalion of Marines to 29 Palms during Dawn Blitz 2013, June 21. Exercises like Dawn Blitz 2013 provide realistic relevant training necessary for effective global crisis response expected of the Navy and Marine Corps. [slidepress…

USS Carter Hall Flight Operations

06/20/2013
06/20/2013: USS Carter Hall flight operations In photos 1 and 2, as part of an ammunition resupply, an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands on the flight deck of the USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) while at sea April 6,…

USS San Antonio Flight Deck Operations

06/10/2013
06/10/2013: MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct flight deck operations aboard the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), while sailing in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, June 5, 2013.  The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force…

USS SAN ANTONIO and Its Air Component in Operation

06/09/2013
06/09/2013: U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Nesbit, a New Castle, Pa., native, and infantry rifleman assigned to Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), stands guard while an CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th MEU, flies…

VMM-266 Flight Ops

05/14/2013
05/14/2013: MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 Reinforced, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct touch and go and aerial refueling exercises in the Fifth Fleet area of operations, April 26, 2013. The 26th MEU was deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations aboard Kearsage Amphibious…

Ospreys Arrive in Okinawa as Part of the Dynamic Defense of Japan

10/02/2012
10/02/2012: Ospreys Arrive in Okinawa [slidepress gallery='ospreys'] Credit:III Marine Expeditionary Force / Marine Corps Installations Pacific:10/1/12 In the first photo, Marine Tiltrotor Squadron 265 MV-22B Osprey aircraft fly from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, to Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 1, 2012. The Osprey flies twice…

Osprey Weapons Training

07/12/2012
07/12/2012: VMM-165 conducts aerial weapons training Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165 conduct aerial weapons training from an MV-22B Osprey. The video shows Marines practicing tail gunnery on the back of an MV-22B Osprey. Osprey Weapons Training from SldInfo.com on Vimeo. Credit:Marine Corps Air Station Miramar / 3rd Marine…