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Osprey Aircraft Test-Fire Rockets and Missiles

Bell Boeing recently test fired laser-guided rockets from the V-22 Osprey aircraft in a series of mock combat demonstrations at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., showing…


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Army May Pick Future Helo Designs This Summer

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Helicopter-makers say they’re eagerly awaiting a decision expected this summer from the U.S. Army to move forward with development of a futuristic…



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Will the Army Ever Buy the V-22 Osprey?

On a rainy day in Paris earlier this year, the Marine Corps officer who oversees the V-22 Osprey program talked about the aircraft’s rising international…



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Army Seeks Designs for Next-Gen Helicopters

The U.S. Army has produced a video to attract bidders and urge them to push the technology envelope in developing next-generation helicopter and tilt-rotor fleets…


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Presidential Ospreys Get a Paint Job

The first MV-22 Ospreys set to fly presidential support missions for Marine Helicopter Squadron One have arrived at Quantico, Va., and they received a new…


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First Osprey Arrives at Marine One Squadron

The President’s Marine helicopter squadron received the first of 12 MV-22 Ospreys on April 5, although the president will not be traveling aboard the tilt-rotor…


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Ospreys to Israel in Major Arms Deal

Israel will receive the MV-22 Osprey in the first foreign sale of the tilt-rotor aircraft as part of major arms deals with Mideast allies to…



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Osprey Aeromechanics and Pilot Error

Bryant Jordan at our sister blog DoD Buzz wrote about the Headquarters Marine Corps’ explanantion behind what happened last April when an MV-22 crashed during…



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CV-22 Down in Florida

An Air Force Special Operations Command CV-22 Osprey out of Hurlburt Field, Fl., went down last night in the nearby Eglin training range, injuring all…


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Osprey Down

  A Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey went down in southern Morocco earlier today killing two and injuring two American troops, Reuters is reporting. The aircraft…



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The Six-Engined VTOL Design

I was taking a peek at Lockheed Martin big defense contractors’ recent patent filings the other day when I came accross this whopper. A patent for…