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The V-22's leap ahead technology will revolutionize military air transport capabilities in a manner not since the introduction of helicopters more than 50 years ago. No other aircraft can do what the V-22 can. The V-22's ability to self deploy around the world dramatically reduces strategic lift requirements. It is the most flexible, capable, and revolutionary combat troop transport aircraft in the world. It will be the weapon of choice for the full spectrum of combat.
"This aircraft is the single most significant transformation of Air Force Special Operations since the introduction of the helicopter...nearly every mission we have faced in the last 20 years could have been done better and faster with the V-22."
Donald Wurster
Air Force Lt. Gen, AFSOC Commander, Jan. 2012
"(The V-22 has a) proven record of performance and safety and brings a force multiplier to today's battlefields in support of Marines and the Joint Force."
General James F. Amos
Commandant of the Marine Corps, Jan. 2012
"... the V-22, has absolutely changed what not only what we can do with a MEU, but what people expect from one."
Major General Jon Davis
Former commander 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, May. 2012
"Osprey's unparalleled success [in combat] make it the aircraft best suited to effectively enter an equally demanding arena in the future--the ongoing battle of the budget."
USMC Lt. General Terry G. Robling
Former Deputy Commandant of Aviation, Jun. 2010
“It is no surprise that this marvel of aviation is now a hit with our troops; its existence represents the cutting edges of aviation and military technology in engineering and manufacturing. Constructed of carbon fiber and titanium, outfitted with an advanced fly-by-wire system that makes flying simple and safe and fitted with a transmission manufactured to the highest tolerances available in modern manufacturing, the aircraft represents a formidable expression of American know-how. Its recent history of on-time delivery is a model for government procurement.”
Major Michael A. Boorstein
Squadron Aviation Maintenance Officer for VMM-266, May. 2009
"This aircraft proves that transformation is more than just a buzzword. The combination of range, speed, and operational flexibility the Osprey provides is going to change all the rules for how our Marines engage the enemy."

"The Osprey can deliver Marines to battle more safely, bring them reinforcements over greater distances in greater numbers, and evacuate wounded more quickly. That all equates to lives saved, as we continue to prosecute the global war on terrorism."
Dr. Donald C. Winter
Secretary of the Navy, Jan. 2006
"The Osprey remains at the very soul of our Corps' ability to fight future conflicts across a widely dispersed battlefield. Battlefields where the tyranny of distance is solved with speed, and where an irregular enemy who chooses to fight at an urban marketplace or at an ambush site in a wadi is faced with the dilemma: 'Where are they? I know they are coming, I just don't know when or where.'"
Lt. Gen. Jim Amos
Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Dec. 2005
"The V-22 gives us the speed and range we need to conduct our missions in a single period of darkness, where it's safest for us and most dangerous for our enemies."
Gen. Doug Brown
U.S. Special Operations Command, Mar. 2006
"This aircraft is the single most significant transformation of Air Force Special Operations since the introduction of the helicopter...Nearly every mission we have faced in the last 20 years could have been done better and faster with the V-22."
Maj. Gen. Donald Wurster
Vice Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, Mar. 2006
100,000 Flight Hours!
PMA-275, V-22 JPG Seal
Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 8th Special Operations Squadron 71st Special Operations Squadron Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron 204 VMX-22 Marine Medium 58th Training Squadron 413th Flight Test
"To those who have toiled in support of the V-22 program and those who made the ultimate sacrifice."
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