Bell Boeing delivered the first V-22 Osprey to Camp Kisarazu in Japan on July 10. The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) is the first operator of the V-22 outside of the U.S. military.
Tag Archives : V-22 Osprey
24 Jun 2020
The U.S. Navy’s first CMV-22B Osprey for operational use arrived at Naval Air Station North Island, June 22. The tilt-rotor aircraft configured for Carrier Onboard Delivery (COD) missions is replacing the C-2A Greyhound.
10 Jun 2020
The Bell Boeing V-22 team recently delivered its 400th aircraft, a CV-22 for U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. The first production V-22 was delivered on May 24, 1999, and today deliveries occur under the Multi-year Procurement III contract valued at $5 billion. That agreement, which runs through 2024, includes variants for the Marines, Air Force, and Navy, as well as the first international customer, Japan.
11 May 2020
The first Japanese V-22s have finally reach their home soil. Two Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft were unloaded from a Ro-Ro vessel in Iwakuni , Yamaguchi Prefecture.
23 Jan 2019
The Bell Boeing Joint Program Office has been awarded an estimated $143,863,184 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for performance-based logistics and engineering support for the V-22 platform. This is an 11-month base contract with four one-year option periods.