The Next Phase for the V-22 Osprey: Build Global Support Like C-17
The V-22 Osprey will reach the eight-year mark in its operational deployment history this September. The Osprey-enabled assault force is redefining ways to think about the insertion and withdrawal of force and new ways to engage, prevail and disengage.
The program has reached a critical turning point – can the Osprey be purchased by allies, and be effectively supported worldwide? Can that allied opportunity be merged with an enhanced capacity to support forward deployed Ospreys, flown by the Marines, the Air Force and, soon, the Navy for its carrier support operations?
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