C-2 or V-22? U.S. Navy faces divergent options for carrier resupply
An unequal battle is brewing to replace the airplane that has provided U.S. Navy aircraft carriers with their logistics lifeline to the mainland for half a century, a competition that could lead the service to reevaluate fundamentally how it transports high-priority cargo to its battle groups. Recapitalization of the Northrop Grumman C-2A Greyhound carrier onboard delivery (COD) fleet will pit a remanufactured C-2 against the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor, with no other obvious ...
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