Osprey as Combat Connector: Landing on JMSFD Hyuga during Dawn Blitz 2015

09/21/2015
09/21/2015: The Osprey operates as a combat connector among ships in an operation and links with land forces as well. In this video, an MV-22 lands on the Japanese JMSFT ship Hyuga during Dawn Blitz 2015. Credit: Defense Media Activity - Navy:9/4/15 Marines and sailors with 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade…

CH-46E Final Flight

08/17/2015
08/17/2015: U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 774 conduct the final flight of two CH-46E Sea Knights at the Fleet Readiness Center East, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. The CH-46E Sea Knight was decommisioned by the U.S. Marine Corps and replaced by the MV-22 Osprey. …

Multiple Osprey Flyoff of USS Bonhomme Richard

06/27/2015
06/27/2015: U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys flight operations on the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), off of the coast of South Korea, April 2, 2015. The aircraft are with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed expeditionary…

Ospreys Operating Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

06/20/2015
06/20/2015: U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys begin flight operations on the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), off of the coast of South Korea, April 2, 2015. The aircraft is with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed…

31st MEU Conducts Noncombatant Evacuation Operations

06/19/2015
06/19/2015: U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), take off carrying noncombatant role-players during a Noncombatant Evacuation Operation as part of Certification Exercise (CERTEX), on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, March 22, 2014. CERTEX is the culminating event of the MEU's…

2D LAAD Live-Fire Exercise

06/10/2015
06/10/2015: U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joshua C. Price, a gunner with Alpha battery, 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense (2D LAAD) Battalion, fires a Stinger Weapon System during a live-fire exercise at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 19, 2014. 2D LAAD conducted the exercise to familiarize Marines with the…

Ospreys Support Nepal Aid Effort

05/15/2015
05/15/2015: U.S. service members from Joint Task Force 505 drop off humanitarian aid and transport Nepalese service members using U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys, at Manthali, Nepal, May 8. The Nepalese government requested assistance after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country April 25. The U.S. government ordered JTF 505…

USMC Helicopter Support Team

04/27/2015
04/27/2015: A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Huey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM) 262 (Rein), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lifts cargo as Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st MEU conduct Helicopter Support Team training aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) at sea, Feb. 5, 2015. [maxgallery id="74549"]…