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drop (an object) from the air

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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an has criticized the US air-drops of weapons for Syrian Kurds in the besieged town of Kobani, saying ammunition was seized by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and underlining that he was unsure of the town's strategic value for the US.
Peter Bleach, 48, a mercenary and former Army intelligence officer, smuggled guns, grenades and rocket launchers in an air-drop four years ago.
has been awarded a development two year contract with Sandia National Laboratories to design, fabricate and test a new prototype of remote, air-drop sensors with an aggregate contract value of up to $1 million.
It is also able to air-drop military equipment and ammunition, Vahidi said.
The contract calls for the design and development of prototype DZAAs, and includes the performance of an air-drop test to demonstrate the equipment's capability.
She also said US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister MevlE-t EcavuE-oy-lu last Friday to discuss the air-drop issue as well, adding that "we made clear why we believed it was important to take these air-drops to support the fighters pushing back against ISIL in and around Kobani.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Monday welcomed the US air-drop over the weekend.
Specifically, PolyOne's high impact Geon(TM) formulation increased durability of the system to facilitate air-drop deliveries into remote areas in distress or recovering from natural disasters.
Dr Ali M Al Dhaheri, CEO, said: "The civilian version of the UAV can carry up to 18 air-drop containers for search and rescue survival equipment.
With air-drops, warships can receive essential equipment quickly, ensuring Operation Atalanta can maintain its efforts in protecting vulnerable World Food Programme ships delivering humanitarian aid to the Somali People.
British explorer Ben Saunders this week aims to become the fastest ever to reach the North Pole - undertaking the expedition alone, on foot, without air-drops of food and with the aim of setting a world speed record.
BRITISH explorer Ben Saunders this week aims to become the fastest ever to reach the North Pole -undertaking the expedition alone, on foot, without air-drops of food and with the aim of setting a world speed record.
Asked if he believed it was time for forced air-drops of aid, Mr Brown said it remained an option.
procurement of various materials for the air-drops for the italian army.
Speaking in Downing Street, he said that he hoped British air-drops targeting members of the Yazidi religious minority trapped on a mountainside could begin in the "next couple of days".