aerial delivery system


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aerial delivery system

A system for transporting and delivering equipment to a destination on the ground—normally, without the aircraft having to land. The equipment may be para-dropped or made to free-fall (i.e., pushed out of the aircraft without a parachute).
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Caption: Airborne System's Maritime Craft Aerial Delivery System is being tested by French special forces to insert military inflatable boats for the conduct of an assortment of missions.
The 82nd AD SB's ability to generate, maintain, and recover aerial delivery systems is critical to the division's readiness.
Manufacture and supply of an Aerial Delivery System capable of safely and effectively deploying Boats from the RAF C130J Mark 4 Aircraft.
The Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) intends to conclude a framework agreement for the purchase of 3 Airborne Systems Maritime Craft Aerial Delivery Systems (MCADS) and spare parts incl.
Designed to transport payloads from 200-10,000 lb, Airborne Systems' Guided Precision Aerial Delivery Systems (GPADS) are a family of smart systems engineered to meet every type of targeted delivery mission.
Airborne Systems is an industry leading designer and manufacturer of personnel parachutes, cargo aerial delivery systems, emergency escape systems, naval decoys and other related products.
Contract Awarded for supply of 910 Joint Precision Aerial Delivery Systems (JPADS)

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