Oct 3, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Hagel: Half of Osprey training now off Okinawa
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced Thursday that most training flights for the MV-22 Osprey aircraft are happening over mainland Japan or elsewhere outside Okinawa to ease controversy over the airlplane/helicopter hybrids.
Another 12 Ospreys arrive at Iwakuni base
The tilt-rotor transport planes will be transferred to the Marine Corps' Futenma air station in Okinawa Prefecture in a week or so after maintenance and flight checks.
12 more Ospreys destined for Okinawa next monthJuly 2, 2013 The U.S....
The U.S. military plans to deploy 12 more MV-22 Osprey aircraft in Okinawa Prefecture next month, the Defense Ministry said Monday.