National / Politics Mar 16, 2017

Personnel shortage delays CV-22 Osprey deployment to Yokota base

A shortage of skilled operations and maintenance personnel has delayed the deployment of U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey aircraft to Tokyo's Yokota Air Base, the U.S. Defense Department said. Pentagon spokesman Gary Ross said Wednesday that training experienced personnel for running the CV-22 enterprise has ...

National Jul 10, 2014

U.S. Osprey aircraft may fly to Shizuoka, Tokyo

United States Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey transport aircraft deployed to Okinawa Prefecture could head across the country to two U.S. bases in central and eastern Japan next week, Japanese defense and local officials said Thursday. It would be the Osprey's first visit to Camp Fuji ...