Defense Ministry shelves proposal to shift U.S. Ospreys to Saga

National / Politics Aug 9, 2014

Defense Ministry shelves proposal to shift U.S. Ospreys to Saga

The Defense Ministry has decided to lay aside a proposal to temporarily relocate the U.S. military's local MV-22 Osprey fleet to Saga Airport from Okinawa Prefecture, after the United States raised objections, a government source said Friday night. The U.S. reticence apparently stems from difficulties ...