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SGA14: Bell Boeing gears up for Osprey export

14th February 2014 - 08:16 GMT | by Joyce de Thouars in Singapore


The V-22 Osprey has demonstrated its capabilities for the first time at the Singapore Airshow as Bell Boeing looks to secure export orders. 

‘We are at a point now in the V-22 programme where we can make the aircraft available to our foreign customers,’ US Marine Corps’ (USMC's) Lt Col Eric Ropella, PMA-275 PM for international programmes, told a media briefing on 13 February at the Singapore Airshow. 

As deliveries of the first multi-year contract are about to be completed, the second multi-year contract was signed in June 2013 for 99 aircraft comprising 92 MV-22 models for the USMC and

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Joyce de Thouars


Joyce de Thouars

Joyce holds a MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College London. Before she …

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