Jun 14, 2013

Japan mulls joint training with U.S. using Osprey aircraft outside Okinawa

Ground Self-Defense Force units plan to join the U.S. Marine Corps in training involving MV-22 Osprey aircraft over Japan's main islands, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Thursday. By having the Self-Defense Forces drill outside of Okinawa, Japanese and U.S. officials hope to persuade local governments ...