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Five CV-22 Ospreys to be deployed at Yokota starting Oct. 1

  • August 22, 2018
  • , Asahi
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Asahi reported online that the GOJ announced today that the USFJ will officially deploy five CV-22 Ospreys at Yokota AB starting Oct. 1. The paper said while 24 MV-22 Ospreys are already deployed at MCAS Futenma, it will be the first time for CV-22 Ospreys, which are tasked with special operations, to be deployed in Japan, adding that there are growing concerns about possible accidents or noise pollution among residents near the base and training sites. The daily wrote that ultimately a total of ten CV-22 Ospreys are expected to be deployed at Yokota. 

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