Sep 21, 2017

The “Red Dragons” supported the Australian Defence Force as the aviation combat element for the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) with Marine Rotational Force Darwin (MRF-D), Australia. These are the first Trans-Pacific flights the MV-22 Ospreys have conducted from Hawaii to Australia. This movement demonstrates that the unfueled range of our MV-22s combined with our refueling capabilities allow us to reach across the entire Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Marine Corps can get it's aircraft and personnel to a crisis on the other side of the world in a matter of days.

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