Mar 9, 2014

Israel troops trains with American troops on V-22 Osprey

The Israeli Air Force trained this week with its American counterpart on the Boeing-made V-22 Osprey plane-copter, which can lift off and land like a helicopter, and can transform mid-flight into a high-speed turboprop aircraft.
The exercise on Thursday and included U.S. Marines and Israel Defense Forces infantry units.
The deal for the IDF to acquire the Osprey aircraft was finalized last November. Israel purchased six Osprey aircraft, which are scheduled to arrive in 2016.

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