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MV-22 Osprey

Is the Osprey Safe?

Is the Osprey Safe?

By Takahashi Kosuke
The latest fatal crash off Japan has resurrected worries regarding the aircraft’s track record. 

1 Dead, 7 Missing After US Military Osprey Aircraft Crashes off SW Japan

1 Dead, 7 Missing After US Military Osprey Aircraft Crashes off SW Japan

By Takahashi Kosuke
Japan requested U.S. Forces Japan ground Osprey transport aircraft, and the JGSDF grounded its own Ospreys amid U.S. Air Force safety concerns.
Okinawa and the Osprey: A Human Rights Perspective

Okinawa and the Osprey: A Human Rights Perspective

By Mark S. Cogan
Civil society groups claim that the tiltrotor aircraft has had a significant impact on the local population's quality of life.

Of Ospreys and Stallions: US Military Aircraft Accidents and Japanese Domestic Politics

Of Ospreys and Stallions: US Military Aircraft Accidents and Japanese Domestic Politics

By John Wright
Despite a strong alliance, Japan's stern response to U.S. military accidents is predictable.

Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role

Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role

By Jon Letman
A testing site for weapons systems, missiles, and rockets in the middle of the Pacific.

US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices

US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices

By Ankit Panda
Plus, Japan and Australia plan to buy Ospreys, China picks a new diplomat for Pyongyang, and more. Security links.

Japan Takes Another Step in Building Marine Force

By Ricky Hough
An announcement that it would be procuring the MV-22 Osprey adds another element to a future amphibious marine force.
F-35, Osprey Enhanced by Japan’s National Security Strategy

F-35, Osprey Enhanced by Japan’s National Security Strategy

By Zachary Keck
Japan’s first national security strategy outlines goals that U.S. defense technology will be crucial for achieving.

Japan to Choose Osprey for China Defense?

Japan to Choose Osprey for China Defense?

The aircraft that was part of the Okinawa controversy could become part of Japan’s defense arsenal.

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