Senior military leadership crosses the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) to board the CMV-22B Osprey, assigned to the 30th Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) on February 9, 2022. At that time, the aircraft carrier was conducting regular naval operations in the area of the 3rd Fleet. (Photo: US Navy’s 3rd Class Mass Communications Specialist Megan Alexander)
The CMV-22B, a variant of the Navy hub Osprey, officially reached its initial combat capability (IOC) last December, the service said on 18 February.
The Navy announcement came at the end of the first deployment of the CMV-22B in February…
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