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U.S. Navy Orders V-22s for Japan

By Staff Writer | July 15, 2015
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The U.S. Navy has ordered the first V-22s for Japan, finalizing the first international sale of the Osprey. Bell Boeing, the strategic alliance of Bell Helicopter and Boeing that builds the tiltrotor, said the Navy awarded it a $332.5-million modification to its current multi-year contract to cover the first five Block C V-22s for Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force under the U.S. foreign military sales program. Japan plans to buy 17 V-22s. 

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