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Airplanes and helicopters. 17 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for Japan
Tokyo, Japan - The purchase is provided for by the five-year National Defense Program
In June, Japan issued its five-year National Defense Program Guidelines, including the puirchase of 17 tilt-rotor aircraft between 2015 and 2018. Today, November 21, the minister of Defense announced it has selected Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey. The Japan Marine Corps have been using this aircraft since September 2012, when it came into service to gradually replace the Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency