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January 8, 2014

By Ethan Rosenkranz

Recent Watchdog Reports Call into Question V-22 Safety



V-22 Recent DoD IG reports raise concerns about the readiness of V-22s being deployed.

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Topics: National Security

April 12, 2012

By Dana Liebelson

V-22 Morocco Crash Latest in Program Expert Says Should Have Been Stopped



V-22 Osprey A V-22 Osprey crashed during a training exercise in Morocco yesterday, killing two U.S. Marines and severely injuring two others. The cause of this particular accident is unknown, but some crashes in the past have involved a dangerous flying condition of w

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Topics: National Security

November 7, 2011

By Bryan Rahija

A Rare Quality on Capitol Hill



V-22 Osprey For the last ten years, Representative Walter Jones (D-NC) has been fighting to clear the names of two Marines who piloted an MV-22 Osprey that crashed during a training exercise.

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Topics: National Security

April 15, 2010

By Mandy Smithberger

Air Force Investigating "Class A" Osprey Mishap from March



Adding even more context to the recent Osprey crash in Afghanistan, Christopher Castelli of Inside Defense reports on an earlier Osprey accident that received less attention

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Topics: National Security

April 12, 2010

By Mandy Smithberger

Why the Recent Osprey Crash Is Turning Heads: An Explainer



On April 9, the Air Force announced that a CV-22 Opsrey crashed in the Zabul Province of southern Afghanistan, killing three service members, one civilian employee, and injuring many others. The aircraft had only been delivered to Afghanistan a few days be

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