Ospreys - updates

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WATCH: PH, U.S. marines hold live fire, air defense drills in Tarlac

Oct 17, 2019 - 7:38 PM

Osprey aircraft, amphibious assault vehicles, and Howitzer guns rock the Crow Valley Gunnery Range as the two countries' marines engage in joint exercises

OSPREY AIRCRAFT were among military assets featured in the live fire and air defense drills of the KAMANDAG 3 joint exercises of the Philippine and US marines on October 17, 2019, in Capas, Tarlac. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: How PH, U.S. troops will respond to next big disaster

May 16, 2017 - 9:21 AM

In disaster prone Casiguran Filipino and American troops show how they ll work together to respond to the next big storm

DISASTER DRILLS. US troops arrive in Casiguran during a disaster response exercise in the disaster-prone town. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

US to deploy 1,000 more Marines to storm-ravaged Philippines

Nov 15, 2013 - 12:14 PM

Two ships will bring heavy engineering equipment and the Marines to support Philippine relief operations

MORE HELP. The USS Ashland (LSD-48) and an LCAC landing hovercraft. The Ashland is one of two ships bringing personnel and equipment to aid the Philippines next week. AFP PHOTO / KIM DOO-HO

More US aircraft bound for storm-hit Philippines

Nov 13, 2013 - 11:55 PM

Four MV 22 Ospreys have departed from the US Futenma base in Japan bound for the Philippines expanding the number of Osprey aircraft involved in the emergency work to eight

PART HELICOPTER, PART PLANE. MV 22-Osprey choppers take off at Tacloban City airport for relief and rehabilitation mission. Photo by Rappler/Jake Verzosa