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Bell-Boeing CV-22B Osprey
The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces.
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The National Museum of the United States Air Force has thousands of artifacts in its collection. Each month, a significant or interesting artifact from the museum's collection will be featured on this page.

To learn about past Featured Accessions of the Month, visitors can browse the artifact categories to the right or can use the Search tool (upper right corner) to search for a specific item.

Note: Items included on this page are not currently on public display. Artifacts in the museum's collection are maintained in secure, environmentally controlled storage in the condition in which they are received.
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