usa Marine Operational Test and Evaluation
Squadron Twenty-Two

US Marine Corps


VMX-22 Argonauts

2003 to 2016    




Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Twenty-Two US Marine Corps

Tail Codes
MV 2003/now
Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Twenty-Two
Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Twenty-Two, Argonauts, established on August 28, 2003 with the main task of developing tactics, techniques, and procedures for the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor

On August 2012, VMX-22 performs flight deck certification on aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
Move of the unit MV-22B to MCAS Yuma began on 2 Jun 2015. The CH-53E will remain at MCAS New River for the foreseeable future.
Redesignated VMX-1 on May 13, 2016

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

Unmanned CQ-24A K-MAX in MCAS Yuma, 07-May-16 : Two Kaman/Lockheed-Martin CQ-24A K-MAX unmanned helicopters from Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron VMX-22 arrived at Marine Corp Air Station Yuma in Arizona

Marine MV-22B Osprey Ground Refueling of F-35B, 29-Apr-16 : Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron VMX-22 validate ground refueling from an MV-22B to an F-35B Joint Strike Fighter which is integral to the construct of the Marine Air Ground Task Force

VMX-22 Tests New Software in New Mexico, 15-Apr-15 : Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron VMX-22 tested new software for the MV-22B Osprey in Albuquerque, N.M., April 2, using the difference in terrain to their advantage.

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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
2015/16MCAS YumaKNYL
2013/16Edwards AFBKEDW
2003/16MCAS New RiverKNCA
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YearsModels
2016K-MAX
2003/16v-22 Osprey
2003/16s-80 H-53E

Construction Numbers for VMX-22 Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
65-451 ch-53e 161394 : 2011 VMX-22 /MV-04; 2015 still
65-460 ch-53e 161539 : Sep14 asg VMX-22 MCAS New River, NC
United States Naval Aviation 161539 : USN
: 1990 HC-4 /HC539
: DATE UNK, we had a hard landing in northern Iraq, they sent it to hifa for+
: 2010 asg HX-21
65-580 ch-53e 163086 : Sep14 asg VMX-22 MCAS New River, NC
United States Naval Aviation 163086 : 2004 HX-21; 2013 still
D0031 mv-22b 165845 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0031, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 165845, unk; xfer +
: 03may10 pictured with VMX-22 at Hanscom AFB, Mass in support of Marine Wee+
D0048 mv-22b 165947 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0048, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 165947, VMX-22, Fe+
D0051 mv-22b 166384 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0051, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166384, unk; xfer +
D0056 mv-22b 166389 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0056, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166389, unk; xfer +
D0058 mv-22b 166391 : 16jul06 pictured (middle) as VMX-22 /MV-22 at Fairford, UK
: 16jun07 picture (bottom) as VMX-22 /MV-22 at the Reach for the Sky family+
D0059 mv-22b 166480 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0059, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166480, unk; xfer +
: 16jul06 pictured as VMX-22 /MV-23 at Fairford, UK
D0071 mv-22b 166492 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, Block B, c/n D0071, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166492, u+
D0072 mv-22b 166493 : USMC MV-22B, Block B; 2009 VMX-22 /MV-01
D0094 mv-22b 2007 166725 : Bell-Boeing MV-22B, c/n D0094, ff?; del USMC as MV-22B, 166725, 2007; xfer+
D0095 mv-22b 2007 166726 : USMC; 2011 VMX-22./MV-03
D0164 mv-22b 168214 : USMC; 2012 VMX-22 /MV-00
D0165 mv-22b 168215 : USMC; 2012 VMX-22 /MV-01
A94-0028 k-max 2000 169221 : Kaman CQ-24A K-MAX; May16 as VMX-22 /FF-01 d/d MCAS Yuma, AZ
- N357KA : Kaman K-1200 K-Max, c/n A94-0028, ff: 2000; reg Kaman Aerospace Corp. as N+
Peruvian National Police N357KA : Kaman K-1200 K-Max, c/n A94-0028, ff: 2000; reg Kaman Aerospace Corp. as N+
A94-0030 k-max 2001 169222 : Kaman CQ-24A K-MAX; May16 as VMX-22 /FF-02 d/d MCAS Yuma, AZ
- N359KA : Kaman K-1200 K-Max, c/n A94-0030, ff: 2001; reg Kaman Aerospace Corp. as N+
Colombian Army Aviation EJC-501 : Kaman K-1200 K-Max, c/n A94-0030, ff: 2001; reg Kaman Aerospace Corp. as N+
17 serials found for VMX-22


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