A Recent Airdrop in Support of Afghan Operations

10/15/2011: The air dropping revolution has been central to Afghan operations.  The new air dropping technologies –packing, delivery means, and enhanced accuracy – represent a key element of the wars of the past decade, which can be carried forward.  We need to take the best and leave the rest with regard to the war experience of the past decade, and clearly the airdrop revolution is one of the core elements to take forward in supporting global operations.The video shows Airmen of the 816 EAS executing Air Drop missions over Afghanistan.

Credit: U.S. Air Forces Central Public Affairs:09/17/11

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