Ship with 12 konvertoplanov U.S. Air Force "Osprey"Now come to the place of their future deployment — the base of naval aviation Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture (southwest of the Japanese island of Honshu, the brain). Despite a massive opposition movement on the part of local authorities and residents on the issue, tiltrotor all the same will be arranged on the basis of Iwakuni.
The United States also want to place the 24 "Osprey"On the Futenma base in the town of Ginowan in Okinawa. Either of them is able to deliver 24 paratroopers over a distance of 700 km and can fly with all this in both aircraft and helicopters. But the governor of the southern prefecture of Hirokazu Nakaima has already spoken strongly against. U Nakaima davneshnie odds with the central government — specifically, he was a couple of years in a row does not consent to the relocation of an air base the U.S. Marine Corps in Okinawa borders.
But the central authorities of the Land of the Rising Sun somehow lack the ability to suspend the placing konvertoplanov on its territory. This point is highlighted in person not long ago, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda. "Question accommodation "Osprey"- In the jurisdiction of the U.S. government — said Noda. — And we have no choice, have them or not." "But we promise that we come to the issue of security best practice, in this case," — said the head of the Japanese government.