SOCOM Needs $35M to Fix Gaps in CV-22 Osprey

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V-22 Osprey The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is modifying contract USZA22-98-D-0001 with the Bell-Boeing Joint Program Office in Patuxent River MD to increase the value by approximately $35 million to complete requirements for correcting deficiencies and fulfilling capability gaps identified in the baseline Block 0/10 for the CV-22. The CV-22 is the variant of the V-22 aircraft being developed by the Department of the Navy for the U.S. Marine Corps. It is not uncommon, however, for SOCOM aircraft to be equipped with significantly improved capabilities over conventional military versions of the same equipment. See this DID article for an example, and this

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