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  1. US military lifts 3-month grounding of V-22 Osprey fleet after deadly crash

    By Haley Britzky, CNN The US military has lifted the grounding guidance for the military’s V-22 Osprey fleet, roughly three months after the entire fleet was grounded following a deadly Air Force Special Operations crash off the coast of Japan. The Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy
  2. Pentagon to lift ban on Osprey helicopters after 8 US Air Force killed in Japan crash

    By Fiona Leishman The Pentagon is set to lift the ban on Osprey helicopter flights, three months after a tragic crash in Japan that killed eight US Air Force crew members on board. According to US officials, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has given his approval for the military ser
  3. US special ops may be buying too many Armed Overwatch planes, says GAO

    By Stephen Losey WASHINGTON — U.S. Special Operations Command should reconsider its plan to buy 75 Armed Overwatch aircraft , a government watchdog said Thursday. The Government Accountability Office recommended the command slow down its acquisition of the AT-802U Sky Warden, its ch
  4. US special ops may be buying too many Armed Overwatch planes, says GAO

    By Stephen Losey WASHINGTON — U.S. Special Operations Command should reconsider its plan to buy 75 Armed Overwatch aircraft , a government watchdog said Thursday. The Government Accountability Office recommended the command slow down its acquisition of the AT-802U Sky Warden, its ch
  5. Remains of seventh airman recovered from Osprey crash off coast of Japan

    By Haley Britzky, CNN Seven of the eight airmen who were in the Air Force CV-22 Osprey that crashed off the coast of Yakushima Island, Japan, on November 29 have been recovered, the US Air Force said Monday. The remains of Maj. Jeffrey “Jeff” T. Hoernemann, 32, were recovered on Su