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U.S. Navy accelerating sunset of C-2 and deployment of CMV-22B
Work is expected to be completed in October 2023 The U.S. Navy has given the Bell Boeing Joint Project Office a $366 million contract for three CMV-22Bs and two MV-22Bs. Work is expected to be completed in October 2023. Noteworthy there are three main...
U.S. Navy accelerating sunset of C-2 and deployment of CMV-22B
"The C-2 aircraft are 30 years old and were nowhere near where we want it to be in terms of operational availability," Rear Adm. Scott Conn The U.S. Navy has accelerated the sunset of the C-2 Greyhound Carrier Onboard Delivery (COD) aircraft, from 2027 to 2024, Rear Adm. Scott Conn, director of air warfare on the chief of naval operations’...
C-130 aboard: how the Hercules became the biggest aircraft to land on an aircraft carrier
Although the testing set an unbreakable record for the largest and heaviest plane to land on a ship, the C-130 was considered too risky for routine COD operations USS Forrestal (CV-59) made history on Oct. 30, 1963 when LT James H. Flatley III and his crew members, LCDR "Smokey" Stovall and Aviation Machinist's Mate (Jet) 1st Class Ed Brennan, of...
Japan ordered the Osprey back in 2014 and will take delivery of 17 aircraft The first V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor for Japan will be handed over to the nation this September, Marine Col. Dan Robinson, the V-22 Joint Program Manager, disclosed at the Paris airshow. Japan ordered the Osprey back in 2014 and will take delivery of 17 aircraft. According to Military.com he...

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