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MV22 Osprey -- 050618-N-8154G-073

Stern view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, North Carolina (NC), turning and ready for takeoff. VMX-22 is conducting the final operational test phase of the tiltrotor aircraft. The MV-22 is an advanced technology, vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) multipurpose tactical aircraft, and is scheduled to replace aging CH-46E Sea Knight and CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters currently in service.

Stern view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey