V-22 Osprey Tilt-Rotor Aircraft

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The V-22 Osprey is a tilt-rotor aircraft, capable of vertical or short take-off and landing, with forwarding flight like a conventional fixed-wing aircraft. The MV-22 is the Marine Corps’ top aviation priority. Marine Corps leaders believe that the Osprey will provide them an unprecedented capability to quickly and decisively project power from well over the horizon. The Air Force’s CV-22 version will be used for special operations. Army officials have testified that the service has no requirement for the V-22, but he Navy has expressed interest in purchasing MV-22s for a variety of missions.

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Bolkcom, Christopher August 4, 2005.

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The V-22 Osprey is a tilt-rotor aircraft, capable of vertical or short take-off and
landing, with forwarding flight like a conventional fixed-wing aircraft. The MV-22 is
the Marine Corps’ top aviation priority. Marine Corps leaders believe that the
Osprey will provide them an unprecedented capability to quickly and decisively
project power from well over the horizon. The Air Force’s CV-22 version will be
used for special operations. Army officials have testified that the service has no
requirement for the V-22, but he Navy has expressed interest in purchasing MV-22s
for a variety of missions.

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18 p.

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Bolkcom, Christopher. V-22 Osprey Tilt-Rotor Aircraft, report, August 4, 2005; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs7265/: accessed December 1, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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