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    Squadron Twenty-Two

    US Marine Corps


    VMX-22 : Argonauts

    2003 to 2016    






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

    Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Twenty-Two
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    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 of Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Twenty-Two


    CMV-22B Osprey Completes F-35’s Golden Mile, 06-Aug-17 : #evaluation VMX-22 squadron first evaluated the MV-22 Osprey capability to transport a F-35 engine during tests aboard the USS Wasp in May 2015. The navy variant, CMV-22B, now seems ready to support the fleet.

    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.

    V-22 on USS Harry S Truman , 15-Aug-12 : NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – When a V-22 Osprey from Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 ( VMX-22 ) landed for the first time on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) on July 19, it highlighted another in a series of firsts for the unique tilt-rotor aircraft that has become an integral part of the U.S. naval forces.



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    2015/16YumaKNYL
    2013/16Edwards AFBKEDW
    2003/16MCAS New RiverKNCA


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    YearsModels
    2016K-MAX
    2003/16V-22 Osprey
    2003/16S-80 H-53E






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