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Plane-helicopter. Bell Boeing delivers first V-22 Osprey to Japan
It becomes first international operator with tiltrotor capabilities
Bell Boeing delivered the first V-22 Osprey tiltrotor (airplane-helicopter) to Camp Kisarazu in Japan in the last days, but communicated it only yesterday. The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) is the first operator of the V-22 outside of the US military.The V-22 can conduct multiple missions not possible with traditional rotorcraft or fixed-wing aircraft, improving mission efficiency and reducing...
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