Reputation of Osprey aircraft drops in Okinawa following crash

Author: Marine Times

Categories: In the News

Despite an overall positive safety record, the Osprey has long been viewed on Okinawa as “the world’s most dangerous aircraft” — a reputation that has been exasperated by a recent crash on the island, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in a December 16 article in the Marine Times.

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U.S. Deploys Powerful Guided-Missile Cruiser To Japan, Vessel Equipped With Latest Aegis Combat System

Author: International Business Times

Categories: Daily Japan News

The USS Chancellorsville arrived at the American base in Yokosuka, Japan, on Thursday. The warship, described as one of the most capable guided-missile cruisers in the U.S. Navy, is armed with the latest Aegis combat system, and will be permanently deployed at the base, which is located at the entrance to Tokyo Bay.

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