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air drop

[¦er ‚dräp]
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The approval came as Turkey criticised US air drops of ammunition and weapons to Kobane's Kurdish defenders, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saying some of the deliveries had fallen into the wrong hands.
There are information of fire across the region from which it is conducting humanitarian air drops, but there had been no advice yet that these fires were deliberately aimed at the aircraft.
Currently air drop missions require several flyovers to accurately determine wind readings, but our WindTracer technology would eliminate the need for so many passes," said Dr.
special forces, in association with forces from Salah al-Din province, conducted an air drop operation on a village in Huweija, where they killed a physician and detained his brother on Sunday (March 6) night," Juburi said.
According to the sources the air drop was followed by military exercises conducted between the town of Yamoun and Al- Arqa village.
The team's work paid off when the first combat air drop using JPADS took place over Afghanistan Aug.
The British government completed a second air drop of aid to Iraqis Tuesday, AFP reports.
The next air drop of humanitarian aid in northern Iraq is likely to be carried out within the next 24 hours after RAF crews were forced to abandon their attempt to deliver supplies overnight.
The World Food Programme (WFP) will air drop the food in Duk, with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) tasked with its distribution.
The Air Drop Mortar (ADM) program with General Dynamics provided a platform to successfully demonstrate and mature subsystems including communication links, munition deployment, guidance and control and fuzing," said Tony Sebasto, senior associate for Munitions at ARDEC.
special forces, in association with forces from Salah al-Din province, conducted an air drop operation on a village in Huweija, where they killed a physician and detained his brother on Sunday (March 6) night," Omar al-Juburi, a member of parliament from al-Wasat (Centrist) Coalition, said during a parliamentary session Tuesday.
Phase 2A ground tests and the first air drop generated early data on propulsion, airframe, avionics and operations.