September 2016 - U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) and F-5N Tiger II assigned to Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401 (VMFT-401) conduct a defensive combat maneuver exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-17 in Yuma, Arizona.
WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. MAWTS-1 provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.
U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Benjamin B. Drake Video edited by USA Patriotism!