US Military, JAXPORT partner to move Osprey aircraft through port

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) facilitated the move of several CV-22 Osprey aircraft for the US Air Force Special Operations Command at the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal in November. The aircraft will support military missions overseas. USAF pilots flew the Ospreys onto the port from Hurlburt Field, Florida. Stevedores with SSA Atlantic towed the aircraft aboard the U.S.-flag shipping line American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier’s (ARC) vessel M/V Patriot.The South Carolina-based ... [+]

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