The US Defense Department said that it had airdropped
28 bundles of weapons and supplies, but one of them did not make it into the hands of the Kurdish fighters.
troops on the house of 65-year-old citizen Muhammad Hammoud Hereiz in Nassiriya, killing him instantly.
* Can be airdropped
from fixed-wing airplanes, helicopters, or unmanned aerial vehicles.
On August 13, 2004, a Stryker was successfully airdropped
by a C- 17 at Edwards Air Force Base.
The paratroopers were airdropped
at Harir airfield near Bashur,in northern Iraq, a US military spokesman said.
US Bunkers develops steel reinforced concrete bunkers that include the company's proprietary mix of polymer fibres, which keep the weight down to between 13 and 15 tonnes--light enough to be airlifted by a Chinook or ten-packed into a C-5 Galaxy and airdropped
with an accuracy of [+ or -] 30.5 metres.
In the first few days, crews airdropped
more than 140,000 of the meals to Afghan refugees.
On their first humanitarian aid missions in Afghanistan, two C-17's airdropped
37,500 food packets to displaced civilians.
Special Forces troops can be airdropped
While not the preferred method, HDRs, like MREs, can be airdropped
en masse, and unlike other products, they can be dropped via the Triad system as individual packets, which flutter to the ground relatively harmlessly.
The CIA likewise financed an enormous number of excellent books that might not otherwise have been published, and even, in one particularly bizarre episode, airdropped
translations of TS.
While inspecting the distribution process, Governor of Deir Ezzor Mohammad Ibrahim Samra said the new food baskets which have been airdropped
recently are currently being provided to the families, and each family receives a package weighting 24kg that contains rice, burgle, and lentil.