Japan, U.S. eye nighttime exercise using Osprey in Hokkaido

Aug 2, 2017

Japan, U.S. eye nighttime exercise using Osprey in Hokkaido

Japan and the United States are considering operating the U.S. military's Osprey aircraft at night as part of an upcoming joint exercise planned in Hokkaido, an official of the Ground Self-Defense Force said Wednesday. The exercise involving GSDF members and U.S. Marines is planned between ...

Ospreys chalk up third emergency landing since December

Jun 11, 2017

Ospreys chalk up third emergency landing since December

A U.S. Marine Corps Osprey was undamaged and no crew members were injured after the tilt-rotor aircraft made an emergency landing Saturday at Amami airport in Kagoshima Prefecture, a Japanese government source said. The U.S. military explained it was a preventive landing to avoid an ...