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Monday, December 8, 2014

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Demonstrates Forward-Firing Capability

The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey successfully demonstrated its forward-firing capability at the United States Army Proving Ground in Yuma, Ariz. Initial design work for the forward fire capability began in mid-2013.


Photo courtesy Bell Helicopter

The rotorcraft itself was first deployed in 2007, and has achieved mission success in Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean. The V-22 Osprey offers operators a range of mission capability including raids, casualty evacuation, tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and VIP transport. 

Related: Military News
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