airborne unit

airborne unit

[′er‚bȯrn ′yü·nət]
(ordnance)
A ground unit organized, trained, and equipped for airborne assault.
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2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The F-35A Lightning II completed the first three airborne gunfire bursts from its internal Gun Airborne Unit (GAU)-22/A 25mm Gatling gun system during a California test flight, Oct.
Khartoum, 21 Sept (SUNA)- The Khartoum police said it is deploying over 20,000 policemen from different units, including airborne unit, to see to law and order during the occasion of Eid Adha, covering the various localities and gathering areas in Khartoum state.
Also, since JRTC is an Airborne unit, qualified Soldiers are eligible to attend the Static Line Jumpmaster course.
10) RED indicates qualification, SILVER/WHITE indicates that the wearer was on strength of an airborne unit.
McNamara in the 503rd Infantry Regiment, an airborne unit in the U.
Born out of the nation's World War II electronic signals intelligence requirement, VQ-2 was the Navy's sole airborne unit conducting reconnaissance missions in the Mediterranean theater.
The 87th Quartermaster Detachment (Parachute) has served a unique role as the sole Active Army airborne unit in Okinawa, Japan, since 2005.
Tommy, who formed part of the airborne unit, found himself being parachuted into areas ahead of advancing troops to report back any enemy activity.
Combining after action reports with unit histories and veteran interviews, this work offers a detailed history of the 82nd Airborne Division during WWII from the reactivation of the division in early 1942 through the development and training of the unit as America's first division-size airborne unit, through all combat operations in Europe to the end of the war.
Army airborne unit handing out food packs at a squalid camp where survivors lived in the open air.
He said the captive was a soldier of the 501st airborne unit.

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