(redirected from Air Drop)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Air Drop: Dropbox
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to airdrop

delivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
However, the glider developed snags and failed to air drop the terrorists in Pathankot.
Summary: Approval comes as Turkey criticises US air drops to Kurds, with Erdogan saying some of deliveries had fallen into wrong hands.
Defence confirmed that the second humanitarian air drop was successful as the Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules aircraft was able to deliver 15 bundles of Australian humanitarian supplies to isolated civilians in the Northern Iraqi town of Amirli.
The British involvement has been limited to air drops and providing logistical support - surveillance and refuelling - for US aid flights.
Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will design and build a prototype Precision Air Drop (PAD) unit for testing.
Washington, Feb 23 ( ANI ): To control the increasing population of brown tree snakes in the island of Guam, the Wildlife Services of the US Department of Agriculture will air drop dead mice laced with the painkiller acetaminophen into the dense jungles on the island.
forces conducted an air drop operation on a village in al-Huweija district and raided some houses, killed a physician and arrested his brother.
8 (Petra)- Israeli occupation forces on Monday made a helicopter air drop west of the West Bank town of Jenin , carried out military exercises and set up several checkpoints, Palestinian security sources said.
I well remember low flying exercises in the Derbyshire hills prior to posting to India where we were one of the first squadrons to air drop supplies to army outposts in the hills bordering Afghanistan.
Since October 2005, the Air Mobility Warfare Center has partnered in an effort to revolutionize the way the Air Force does its airlift air drops in the expeditionary environment and around the globe with the Joint Precision Air Drop System, or JPADS, initiative.
It expanded the envelope of C-17 air drop capabilities, and points the way toward a safe extraction technique for an affordable and responsive space lift capability.
Pellets cut in the open air drop into a stream of water that takes three or four spins inside the housing and exits with the quenched pellets.
We will have to invent things like precision air drop and be able to air drop to our Soldiers and Marines on the ground with the same precision we deliver bombs.
Army and Air Force Joint Precision Air Drop System (JPADS).
Included in the avionics upgrade is a full glass cockpit with new primary flight displays, and a Flight Management System (FMS) with High Altitude Release Point (HARP)/Computed Air Release Point (CARP) precision air drop software.