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Osprey Distribution to Japan Delayed

Osprey Distribution to Japan Delayed

Recently, the US Department of Defence revealed that their plans to station a special squadron of US Air Force’s CV-22 Ospreys in Japan have been delayed. The arrival of the CV-22s was expected at the end of 2017, but the DoD is now expected to be in the Fiscal Year 2020, reports Air Forces Monthly…. Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Mar-17

Bell-Boeing awarded $14M for CV-22 Integrated Aircraft Survivability Equipment

Bell-Boeing awarded $14M for CV-22 Integrated Aircraft Survivability Equipment

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $14,485,959 for cost-plus- fixed-fee modification to delivery order 0096 previously issued against basic ordering agreement N00019-12-G-0006 in support of the V-22 aircraft.  This modification provides for the procurement of nonrecurring engineering in support of the CV-22 Integrated Aircraft Survivability Equipment (IASE) joint urgent operational need effort… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 06-Apr-16

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M-1 Support Services win $12M contract option for helicopter support at Kirtland AFB

M-1 Support Services win $12M contract option for helicopter support at Kirtland AFB

M-1 Support Services LP; Denton, Texas, has been awarded an estimated $12,028,752 modification (P00008) to exercise an option to previously awarded contract FA3002-15-C-0004. Contractor will provide aircrew and maintenance services for the CV-22 aircraft, UH-1N and HH-60G helicopters, associated engines, and mission support equipment of the 58th Maintenance Group. Work will be performed at Kirtland… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 24-Jan-16

USAF CV-22 crew win top award

USAF CV-22 crew win top award

The Cannon military flying community, leaders, family and local supporters gathered in Hanger 196 to recognize a group of heroes who risked their lives in combat late last year to save the lives of others, Oct. 16. Capt. Jonathan Seagle, Capt. John Vandenbemden, Staff Sgt. Spencer Seymore and Staff Sgt. Daniel Teel, members of the… Read more »

Source: US Air Force, 28-Oct-15

Moog awarded $71M contract for V-22 component repair

Moog awarded $71M contract for V-22 component repair

Moog Inc., East Aurora, New York, is being awarded a $71,339,972 three year requirements contract for the repair of multiple components used on the V-22 aircraft in support of both MV-22 (Marines) and CV-22 (Air Force).  Work will be performed in East Aurora, New York, and work is expected to be completed by Feb. 26,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Mar-15

USAF using biodegradable binding material to save CV-22 engines

USAF using biodegradable binding material  to save CV-22 engines

The 58th Special Operations Wing has a plan to mitigate aircraft engine damage that happens during training missions using a biodegradable binding material at practice landing zones. TerraLOC — a material is described to 58th SOW officials as “Gorilla Glue on steroids,” by its manufacturer — binds the dirt in a landing zone together so… Read more »

Source: USAF, 06-Feb-15

CV-22 Osprey arrives at National Museum of the USAF

CV-22 Osprey arrives at National Museum of the USAF

One of the U.S. Air Force’s more unique aircraft landed at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Thursday, Dec. 12. The CV-22 Osprey, a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft,… Read more »

Source: USAF, 15-Dec-13

First US Air Force CV-22Bs arrive at UK base

First US Air Force CV-22Bs arrive at UK base

The 352nd Special Operations Group resurrected a key capability when two CV-22B Ospreys touched down June 24 here. The Ospreys are the first of 10 slated to arrive as part of the 352nd SOG expansion, which will last through the end of 2014. The CV-22 fills part of the role previously accomplished by the MH-53… Read more »

Source: US Air Force, 28-Jun-13

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Bell takes 407AH to SOFIC 2013

Bell takes 407AH to SOFIC 2013

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today its participation in the annual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) held May 14 to May 16 in Tampa, Fla. Bell Helicopter will feature an armed Bell 407 on static display, its first commercially qualified armed helicopter, a CV-22 model and 3-D interactive programs demonstrating… Read more »

Source: Bell, 15-May-13

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Robertson Fuel Systems awarded $7M option for CV-22 aux fuel tanks

Robertson Fuel Systems awarded $7M option for CV-22 aux fuel tanks

Robertson Fuel Systems L.L.C., Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded a $7,073,997 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0097) to exercise the option for the procurement of 15 CV-22 Mission Auxiliary Fuel Tank Systems (MATS) and associated equipment required to support squadron stand-ups.  Work will be performed in Tempe, Ariz., and is expected to be… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Feb-13

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Rolls-Royce Wins $52.2M Contract for USMC and USAF V-22 engines

Rolls-Royce Wins $52.2M Contract for USMC and USAF V-22 engines

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a $52.2 million contract to support AE 1107C engines for V-22 aircraft operated by the US Marine Corps and Air Force. The contract, a modification of a prior agreement, includes repair and support services, with work carried out at Rolls-Royce facilities in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Oakland, California, as well… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 06-Jan-13

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Bell-Boeing awarded $1.4 Billion for 17 MV-22 and 4 CV-22

Bell-Boeing awarded $1.4 Billion for 17 MV-22 and 4 CV-22

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $1,405,744,559modification to the previously awarded V-22 lot 17 advance acquisition contract (N00019-12-C-2001) for 17 fiscal 2013 MV-22 Tiltrotor aircraft for the Marine Corps and four fiscal 2013 CV-22 Tiltrotor aircraft for the Air Force.  In addition, this modification provides funding for long lead components required… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Jan-13

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Bell-Boeing awarded $7M order for CV-22 system upgrades

Bell-Boeing awarded $7M order for CV-22 system upgrades

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $7,049,944 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-07-G-0008) for the Block 20/C upgrade to the CV-22 to include co-site communications; multi-mission advanced tactical terminal replacement; standby flight instrument; global positioning system repeater system; parking brake light; and environmental control system upgrades. … Read more »

Source: US DoD, 09-Nov-11

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