MV 22 Ospreys enter combat

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    Immediately after the surge annouced by the US Preseident Marines launched their offensive in Hemland sector.

    The MV-22 saw its first offensive combat mission, "Operation Cobra's Anger" on 4 December 2009. Ospreys assisted in inserting 1,000 Marines and 150 Afghan troops into the Now Zad Valley of Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan to disrupt communication and supply lines of the Taliban.

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    What exactly is the MV 22 used for? anybody have more info?
     
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    initially this was used for Medevac and later also used for gathering intelligence.

    This was the first time that these aircrafts were used for dropping Marines in actual combat.
     
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    Ospreys in operation in Afganistan


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    Indian Navy interested in MV 22 Ospreys?

    I found an old article on this topic that suggestred that IN might be interested in aquiring MV 22 Ospreys/

    For the complete article please click here
     

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