MV-22 Osprey lands on French warship for first time
US Marine Corps, February 12, 2014 - At Sea - An MV-22B Osprey from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response lands aboard the French Mistral-class assault ship, Dixmude, to increase squadron proficiency while enhancing interoperability with the U.S. and their NATO allies during a bi-lateral engagement in the Mediterranean Sea, Feb. 8.
The U.S. and French carrier qualification was the first time a U.S. MV-22B Osprey landed on a French carrier, showcasing the interagency cooperation between U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, the Department of State, and the governments of France, Spain, and Morocco.
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