Episode 105: V-22 Becomes the COD
In February 2020, the U.S. Navy officially received the first CMV-22B Osprey, the replacement for the venerable C-2 Greyhound aircraft as Carrier on Board Delivery—the COD. In this episode we talk with Capt. Sean McDermott, USN (Ret.) and Col. Mike Orr, USMC (Ret.) about the fascinating story behind how the decision to make the V-22 the COD happened.
Episode 116: V-22 COD Bonus Feature
Col. Mike Orr, USMC (Ret.) tells the story of how the V-22 proved its potential as a COD and saved the day by delivering an urgently needed part to a carrier that had already secured from flight quarters.
June 2016: U.S. Navy video of MV-22 Osprey tests on USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)