Tag Archives: C-2A Greyhound

Navy OKs Deployment of USS Ford’s Aircraft Recovery Tech

The U.S. Navy has authorized the USS Gerard R. Ford to use its recovery technology to retrieve propeller and fighter aircraft systems via an aircraft recovery bulletin. The Advanced Arresting Gear works to recover aircraft units, allow large safety margins and mitigate potential fatigue impact, maintenance and manpower needs, the Navy said Tuesday.

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Report: Navy to Replace C-2A Fleet With CMV-22B Aircraft

The U.S. Navy will kick off an effort to replace its fleet of 27 C-2A Greyhound aircraft with 38 CMV-22B Osprey aircraft this year, with plans to conduct transition from 2020 through 2026, USNI News reported Wednesday. The U.S. Fleet Forces Command issued a draft environmental assessment that includes new details on the planned …

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Navy Conducts Fleet Battle Experiment on Osprey Aircraft

The U.S. Navy has conducted a fleet battle experiment on its variant of the V-22 Osprey aircraft to gauge the platform’s performance as replacement for the C-2A Greyhound carrier on-board delivery platform. The service branch said Monday the MV-22B Osprey aircraft transported 34,590 pounds of cargo and 563 passengers to and from the USS Carl …

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