US Marine Corps USMC
Created on 10 Nov, 1775 by an act of the Continental Congress, the first Marines were recruited in Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, PA. The rest is history. The worlds finest fighting force started operating helicopters in 1947. Developed vertical assault and vertical envelopment techniques. Continue to expand maneuver warfare capabilities with introduction of MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft.
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|Ospreys land on Korean Amphibious Ship Dokdo, 27-Mar-15 : WATERS TO THE SOUTH OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA by Lance Cpl. Ryan Mains – A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft made its first ever landing on the flight deck of a Republic of Korea Navy amphibious assault ship off the coast of the Korean peninsula, March 26, 2015.|
|Eagle Resolve 2015, 26-Mar-15 : FAILAKA ISLAND, Kuwait by 1st Lt. Joshua Larson — U.S. Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and other U.S. forces joined Gulf Cooperation Council nations and other international partners in an amphibious landing scenario during Exercise Eagle Resolve 2015 at Failaka Island, Kuwait, March 23-25, 2015.|
|Bell Kaman Agreement for UH-1Y / AH-1Z Components, 26-Mar-15 : LOOMFIELD, Conn. - Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aerosystems division has been awarded an extension to its current contract with Bell Helicopter to manufacture skin and skin to core components for the Bell UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters. |