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Pentagon issues USN V-22 flight test funding

8th January 2018 - 15:05 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The US DoD has awarded Bell-Boeing a $23 million contract to support the work currently being carried out by both manufacturers on the USN's V-22 Osprey programme - it announced on 2 January.

Funds provided are to be used to support ongoing flight testing and evaluation of the aircraft with associated work due to take place at the USN's Air Station in Patuxent River, Maryland and the USMC's Yuma Air Station, Arizona. A timeline of December 2018 has been set for the work to be completed.

The funding follows the US DoD's decision in December 2017 to award a separate

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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