Osprey as VIP Platform of Choice in Afghanistan

06/09/2011: The core advantages of the Osprey – speed and range – are highlighted every time VIPs show up in Afghanistan and want to cover as much ground in as short a time.  In these two photos, Secretary of Defense Gates used the Osprey in such a manner.  Here the Osprey carrying Gates and the backup Osprey are both shown.

Credit: ISAF Regional Command South:06/05/2011

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