First CMV-22 slated for delivery in late 2019

May 10, 2019 at 1:07 PM
The Navy anticipates delivery of its first CMV-22 Osprey in late calendar year 2019, according to the manager of the V-22 joint program office. During a briefing earlier this week at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space conference, Col. Matthew Kelly said the Navy variant of the Osprey will include three major alternations from the Marine Corps' MV-22, one of which is bigger fuel tanks. "[The tanks] provide the additional range -- up to 1,150 nautical miles -- carrying 6,000 pounds. It...

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