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  3/7/2014, Adar Bet 5, 5774

Israeli-US Exercise Tries Out New Aircraft

The Air Force and ground units of the Israel Defense Forces concluded, Thursday joint exercises with the United States Marine Corps to test the Boeing V-22 Osprey aircraft, which combines the properties of an airplane and a helicopter.

Israel has purchased six of the aircraft. Delivery is scheduled to begin in 2016.