An artist’s impression of a US Navy CMV-22 conducting a carrier on-board delivery mission. Bell Boeing

THE BELL BOEING Joint Program Office has received a $4.19-billion multi-year contract that provides for the production and delivery of 58 new V-22 tilt-rotor aircraft. The Osprey order includes 39 CMV-22Bs for the US Navy carrier on-board delivery (COD) mission, 14 MV-22Bs for the US Marine Corps, a single CV-22B for the US Air Force and four MV-22Bs for Japan. The multi-year production contract continues Osprey production through to at least 2024, according to Bell Boeing.


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