usa Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265

US Marine Corps
VMM-265

2012 to present    


Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265

Unit History:

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265
Dragons, tail code EP is the first MV-22 Osprey squadron stationed abroad.

Former HMM-265, were trained in the MV-22B Osprey at Miramar, CA by VMM-561





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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

Fast-ropes with Dogs From MV-22B Osprey, 17-Nov-14 : CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan by Lance Cpl. Ryan Mains - After unfastening his safety belt, a Marine double checks his gear and dog’s harness. He stands up and waits for the Helicopter Rope Suspension Techniques master to allow him to grab the rope.

Marines showcased the Osprey in mainland Japan, 29-Oct-14 : FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan by Lance Cpl. Abbey Perria – Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 showcased the MV-22 Osprey’s capabilities Oct. 25 – 26 at Fleet Activities Yokosuka and Hyakuri Air Base, Japan.

Ospreys make debut in Thailand, 09-Feb-13 : NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Kingdom of Thailand By Lance Cpl. Todd Michalek - Four MV-22B Ospreys landed at Wing One Royal Thai Air Force Base, Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 8 in preparation for exercise Cobra Gold 2013.

MV-22 Ospreys training in the Philippines, 25-Jan-13 : CAMP FOSTER, Japan By 1st Lt. Taylor Clarke Marine Corps Installations Pacific - Three MV-22B Osprey aircraft with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, based out of Okinawa, Japan, arrived in Puerto Princesa, Palawan on Jan. 22 to conduct bilateral training with elements of the Philippine Air Force.

MV-22 Ospreys arrive at MCAS Iwakuni, 23-Jul-12 : MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - By Lance Cpl. Benjamin Pryer, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni - Twelve MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft were off-loaded from a civilian cargo ship at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, today. This marks the first deployment of the MV-22 to Japan.


Locations of this unit:

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
2012/nowJP MCAS FutenmaROTM



Models served in this unit: Login to Edit    

YearsModels
2012/nowv-22 Osprey





Construction Numbers found for VMM-265 Help Us    

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrganisationIn 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.
    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 (bot) now as VMM-265 /EP-00 during first flights in Japan+
    : Oct12 VMM-265 /EP-00
    D0171 mv-22b     168221 : 25jul12 pictured still as VMM-561 /PH-04 but already with VMM-265 at MCAS +
    : oct12 VMM-265./EP-04
    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.
    17 C/N found for VMM-265


Participated in operations :

DatesOperation
18-nov-13 Typhoon Haiyan relief operations
15-jul-1306-aug-13 Talisman Saber 2013



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