NVG Video: MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft conduct leaflet drop in Afghanistan during PSYOPS mission

On Aug. 22, U.S. Army soldiers belonging to the 349th Psychological Operation Company (POC), Regional Psyops Support Element, Regional Command Southwest, conducted a leaflet drop above Helmand province, Afghanistan.

The air drop, consisting of be-on-the-look-out leaflets in support of Information Operations, was conducted to deliver information to areas of Helmand province unreachable by conventional communication.

The PSYOP mission was flown by U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey aircraft from Marine Medium Tiltrotor (VMM) 365, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward).

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