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  • Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 US Marine Corps
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Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265
Dragons, tail code EP former HMM-265, were trained in the MV-22B Osprey at Miramar, CA by VMM-561.

Was the first MV-22 Osprey squadron stationed abroad.
As of 2016, part of the 31st MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit) the only continually forward-deployed MEU outside the U.S. and remains the USMC force-in-readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

Kadena Pave Hawk Save Downed Osprey Crew, 15-Dec-16 : USAF 33rd and 31st Rescue Squadrons based at Kadena AFB, Japan rescued five crew of a Marine VMM-265 squadron MV-22B Osprey after an emergency landing into the Pacific Ocean near Camp Schwab off Okinawa

Ospreys Continue Earthquake Relief Efforts, 23-Apr-16 : US Marines Ospreys from VMM-265 based at Okinawa joined Japan Self Defense Force (JSDF) helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) in their fifth day of disaster relief operations after the earthquakes

Ospreys in Earthquake Relief Operations in Japan, 18-Apr-16 : For the first time USMC MV-22B Ospreys were deployed in support of humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations after the earthquake in Japan

USMC MV-22 Ospreys in Cobra Gold 2015, 19-Feb-15 : Five MV-22 Ospreys flew over 2,200nm/4070km from Philippines to Thailand to participate in exercise Cobra Gold 2015 Feb. 7-21 refueled by the US Air Force KC-10 aircraft in-flight.

Fast-ropes with Dogs From MV-22B Osprey, 17-Nov-14 : Marines 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion fast-roped with their dogs from VMM-265 Squadron MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor Oct. 27 at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan

  • 29-Oct-14 - Marines showcased the Osprey in mainland Japan
  • 09-Feb-13 - Ospreys make debut in Thailand
  • 25-Jan-13 - MV-22 Ospreys training in the Philippines
  • 23-Jul-12 - MV-22 Ospreys arrive at MCAS Iwakuni


    2012/nowJP MCAS FutenmaROTM

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    2012/nowv-22 Osprey

    Construction Numbers for VMM-265 Help Us

    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    65-537 ch-53e 162525 : 01oct14 pictured as /EP-24 VMM-265 31MEU on USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE-2) durin+
    65-571 ch-53e 163078 : 01oct14 pictured as /EP-21 VMM-265 31MEU on USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE-2) durin+
    D0169 mv-22b 165219 : Jul13 - Aug13 VMM-265./EP-02. tdy Rockhampton.
    65-638 ch-53e 165244 : Jul15 as VMM-265 (Rein) /EP-25
    D0157 mv-22b 168027 : oct12 VMM-265./EP-06
    D0158 mv-22b 168028 : Oct12 VMM-265 /EP-07
    : Jul/Aug 2013 VMM-265 /EP-07. tdy Rockhampton
    : 27oct14 VMM-265 /EP-07 fast-rope with Dog at Camp Hansen, Okinawa
    D0161 mv-22b 168031 : oct12 VMM-265./EP-08
    : Jul13 - Aug13 VMM-265./EP-08. tdy Rockhampton.
    D0162 mv-22b 168032 : oct12 VMM-265./EP-09
    : 25oct14 as VMM-265 /EP-09 during Fleet Activities Yokosuka and Hyakuri Air+
    D0166 mv-22b 168216 : oct12 VMM-265./EP-10
    D0167 mv-22b 168217 : oct12 VMM-265 /EP-01
    : 20nov13 as VMM-265 /EP-01 refuels on USS George Washington (CVN-73) during+
    : 20jan14 VMM-265./EP-01 at Kadena
    : 25oct14 as VMM-265 /EP-01 during Fleet Activities Yokosuka and Hyakuri Air+
    D0168 mv-22b 168218 : oct12 VMM-265./EP-11
    D0169 mv-22b 168219 : oct12 VMM-265./EP-02
    : 20jan14 VMM-265./EP-02 at Kadena
    D0170 mv-22b 168220 : 24sep12 pictured (pic2) now as VMM-265 /EP-00 during first flights in Japa+
    : Oct12 VMM-265 /EP-00
    : 24nov15 VMM-265./EP-00 at Kadena
    : 16Apr16 as VMM-265 /EP-00 picture (pic3) in relief support after Japan ea+
    D0171 mv-22b 168221 : 25jul12 pictured still as VMM-561 /PH-04 but already with VMM-265 at MCAS +
    : oct12 VMM-265./EP-04
    : 24nov15 VMM-265./EP-04 at Kadena
    D0173 mv-22b 168223 : 24sep12 pictured as VMM-265 /EP-03 during first flights in Japan at MCAS I+
    : Oct12 VMM-265 /EP-03
    D0174 mv-22b 168224 : oct12 VMM-265./EP-05
    UH-1Y 168407 : Jul13 - Aug13 VMM-265./EP-30. Camp Rocky north of Rockhampton.
    UH-1Y 168408 : Jul13 - Aug13 VMM-265./EP-31. Camp Rocky north of Rockhampton.
    18 serials found for VMM-265


    18-nov-13 Typhoon Haiyan relief operations
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