MV-22 Osprey

MV-22 Osprey


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With the speed and range of a turboprop, the maneuverability of a helicopter and the ability to carry 24 Marine combat troops twice as fast and five times farther than previous helicopters, the Osprey greatly enhances the advantages Marines have over their enemies. The Osprey's impact was felt immediately upon its arrival in Iraq. Commenting on its advanced expeditionary capabilities and staggering operational reach, a top Marine commander went as far as to say it turned his battle space "from the size of Texas into the size of Rhode Island."

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PHIBLEX 15 - USS Peleliu Flight Ops, Part 1 PHIBLEX 15 - USS Peleliu Flight Ops, Part 1
U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct flight operations off of the flight deck of the USS...
PHIBLEX 15 - USS Peleliu Flight Ops, Part 2 PHIBLEX 15 - USS Peleliu Flight Ops, Part 2
U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 Reinforced, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct flight operations off of the flight deck of the USS Peleliu...
B-roll of an Osprey Landing During Forager Fury III/Valiant Shield in Tinan B-roll of an Osprey Landing During Forager Fury...
B-roll of an Osprey Landing During Forager Fury III/Valiant Shield in Tinian. Available in high definition.
PHIBLEX 15 PHIBLEX 15
U.S. Marines with 3d Marine Logistics Group prepare for the commencement of Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX 15) in Crow Valley, Philippines. PHIBLEX 15 is an...
U.S. Marines and Guam National Guardsmen Train Together During Exercise Valiant Shield U.S. Marines and Guam National Guardsmen Train...
United States Army and Marine Infantrymen conducted bilateral training in the jungles of Tinian during Exercise Valiant Shield. Corporal Anthony Rayis geared up to...
B-roll of U.S. Marines and Guam Army National Guard Soldiers Train Together B-roll of U.S. Marines and Guam Army National Guard...
United States Army and Marine Infantrymen conducted bilateral training in the jungles of Tinian during Exercise Valiant Shield. Corporal Anthony Rayis geared up to...
Valiant Shield 14 Valiant Shield 14
U. S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 land MV-22 Ospreys on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, September 19, 2014. The MV-22 Ospreys landed on Andersen...
USS America arrives in San Diego (Sept. 15) USS America arrives in San Diego (Sept. 15)
Sailors assigned to future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) man the rails and greet their families as the ship arrives in its home port of San Diego for...
U.S. Army Medic MV-22 Familiarization U.S. Army Medic MV-22 Familiarization
U.S. Navy sailors with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and U.S. soldiers with 1st Armored Brigade...
31st MEU Spring Float 31st MEU Spring Float
US Marines and Sailors with the 31st Marine Expeditonary Unit conduct their Spring Patrol 2014. During the patrol the 31st MEU conducted theater security operations,...
U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey Lands in Crow Valley, Philippines U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey Lands in Crow Valley,...
A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 stationed at Okinawa, lands during Balikatan 2014 in Crow Valley, Philippines May 15,...
Philippine and U.S. Osprey free fall jumps Philippine and U.S. Osprey free fall jumps
Philippine Marines with Marine Special Operations Group, stationed at Fort Bonifacio, Naval Station and U.S. Airmen with 31st Rescue Squadron, 18th Operations Group...

Marines train for helicopter raids Marines train for helicopter raids
U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, use a terrain model to go over a scheme of maneuver...
Marines train for helicopter raids Marines train for helicopter raids
U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare to breech a door during a helicopter-raid...
Marines train for helicopter raids Marines train for helicopter raids
U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare to breech a door during a helicopter-raid...
Marines train for helicopter raids Marines train for helicopter raids
U.S. Marine Sgt. Paul Luna radios for an extraction during a helicopter-raid exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014. Luna is a squad leader with Kilo...
Marines train for helicopter raids Marines train for helicopter raids
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Dailey provides security during a helicopter-raid exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014. Dailey is a team leader...
USS America tiger cruise USS America tiger cruise
Sailors and tiger cruise participants aboard amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) watch as an MV-22 Osprey starts its rotors during flight operations. Tiger...
Maiden deployment, USS San Diego Maiden deployment, USS San Diego
A MV-22 Osprey, attached to Marine Tiltrotor Squadron 163, prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22). San...
Two newy arrived Ospreys in support of Operation United Assistance Two newy arrived Ospreys in support of Operation...
Four MV-22 Ospreys from the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crises Response 14-2, out of Moron, Spain, arrived Oct. 9. The MV-22 will greatly increase...
Several aircraft arrive in Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance Several aircraft arrive in Liberia in support of...
A KC-130 Hercules carrying Marines from the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crises Response 14-2, out of Moron, Spain, is framed by two MV-22 Ospreys on...
Ospreys arrive in support of Operation United Assistance Ospreys arrive in support of Operation United...
Two of four MV-22 Ospreys from the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crises Response 14-2, out of Moron, Spain taxi in after landing at Roberts Airfield,...
An Osprey lands in Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance An Osprey lands in Liberia in support of Operation...
One of four MV-22 Ospreys from the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crises Response 14-2, out of Moron, Spain taxis in after landing at Roberts Airfield,...
Ospreys rolling in on the airfield in Liberia Ospreys rolling in on the airfield in Liberia
Two of four MV-22 Ospreys from the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crises Response 14-2, out of Moron, Spain taxi in after landing at Roberts Airfield,...

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3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment completes Mountain Exercise 2014 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment completes...
After weeks of arduous training during Mountain Exercise 2014, Marines with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment gathered on an airfield, aboard Marine Corps Mountain...
Marines hold defensive posture during Mountain Ex 2014 Marines hold defensive posture during Mountain Ex 2014
Marines with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment continue their final field exercise by defending the “Dog Bone,” during Mountain Exercise 2014 at Marine Corps...

DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable:15th Marine...
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Osprey Lands in Okinawa - Radio
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