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Ospreys Quickly Take Down a Taliban Warlord

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Ospreys Quickly Take Down a Taliban Warlord

Short | 01:39

When a small Afghan village is overtaken by a warlord, the U.S. Marines deploy four of their best aircrafts to deal with the situation swiftly.


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The story of the U.S. Marine's V-22 Osprey is one of transformation. It can convert from helicopter to plane, and back again. But what led to its invention? And how did it survive more than two decades of political turmoil and media scrutiny? Join us as we look back on this historic tiltrotor's tumultuous history. We detail how it escaped the political chopping block, how it built its reputation in battles and on humanitarian rescue efforts, and how it ultimately transformed the landscape of military aviation forever.

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