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.
Replacing vehicles to be airdropped
on a one-to-one basis with any Stryker variant will increase the number of C-17s required.
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.
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.
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.
The lightweight howitzer can be transported by Marine Corps MV-22 tilt-rotor aircraft and airdropped
by C-130 aircraft.
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.
He underscored that he had documents and photos showing that the US Apache helicopters airdropped
foodstuff and weapons for the ISIL.
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants have seized at weapons that were supposed to be airdropped
WFP Country Director, Abdou Dieng, said more than 1,000 metric tons of food supply was airdropped
in Maban county by planes taking off from Ethiopia's Gambella state between mid-August and 17 September.