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Japan aims to purchase controversial Osprey aircrafts for troop transport amid China tens - 09/25/2013
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Japan’s Ministry of Defense is set to move forward with its purchases of the controversial MV-22 Osprey aircraft as it is widely seen as the best way of rapidly transporting troops to potential hot spots. With tensions involving China regarding disputed territory near the Okinawa prefecture, the Osprey aircraft – able to launch and land vertically – has enough speed in its fixed wing mode to get to troubled areas quicker and has enough payload capabilities to transport more personnel or equipment. The Osprey is a VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) aircraft that also operates like a normal plane during forward motion. Read more



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