U.S. Ospreys to take part in Japan tsunami drill in October

/ Jul 30, 2014

U.S. Ospreys to take part in Japan tsunami drill in October

The U.S. military's MV-22 Osprey aircraft will take part in a tsunami disaster drill Oct. 19 in Wakayama Prefecture, the prefectural government said Tuesday. It will be the first disaster drill organized by a prefectural government for the tilt-rotor aircraft deployed at the U.S. Marine ...

Disaster drill held to prepare for Nankai quake

Aug 31, 2013

Disaster drill held to prepare for Nankai quake

A disaster drill for the anticipated major earthquake in central to western Japan was held Saturday with about 4,200 people taking part at numerous locations. Self-Defense Forces planes and helicopters were used to simulate transporting injured people from airports in the region to cities in ...