Japan Coast Guard may have hard time probing Marines Osprey mishap

Dec 16, 2016

Japan Coast Guard may have hard time probing Marines Osprey mishap

The Japan Coast Guard is expected to face difficulties investigating Tuesday’s crash of an MV-22 Osprey of the U.S. Marine Corps, due to the bilateral status of forces agreement, which limits Japan’s criminal jurisdiction in cases involving the U.S. military. The tilt-rotor transport aircraft ...

Dec 10, 2016

U.S. to continue Osprey supply drills in Okinawa despite danger protests

The U.S. Marine Corps plans to continue supply transportation drills involving Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft around Camp Hansen in the village of Ginoza, Okinawa Prefecture, despite protests from local communities. “It is necessary to continue conducting this type of training to maintain proficiency,” the Marine ...