Tech Report: CV-22 Osprey Published Aug. 24, 2016 By Staff Sgt. Nicholas Koetz Air Force TV FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter with the long-range, fuel efficiency and speed characteristics of a turboprop aircraft. Its mission is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces. The Air Force Tech Report is a video series that gives viewers a quick look at current technology the Air Force uses to fly, fight and win.