drop zone


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Synonyms for drop zone

an agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops

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Michael Laporte, the 172nd Infantry Brigade support operations officer, as he watched from a tower overlooking the drop zone.
The fearless actress says her outdoor skills came in handy on Drop Zone where she is a member of The Luvvies, one of eight teams racing round the world.
Manchester and Mike Umaga's Nuneaton are already relegated but the final place in the drop zone is still up for grabs with a handful of clubs battling to avoid a place in National Two (North).
Based on the airport's width and the safety standards of the FAA and the United States Parachute Association, a drop zone would have to be located about 198 feet beyond the airport's boundary, the consultants said.
During the September airdrop, a recovery team was placed approximately 1,000 yards from the drop zone and was able to identify the exact GPS coordinates of two separate cargo delivery systems.
But Argentina ace Mauro Zarate drew Birmingham level seven minutes from time with a 20 yard free-kick, a point leaving the Midlanders on the brink of the drop zone.
To build an equivalent report, drag the date field to the Column Labels drop zone.
The drop zone has been a popular spot for Pond for most of his 52 years, and even beyond the 36 years he's been jumping.
Tamworth are four points from safety and must beat old foes Alty and then next week's hosts Cambridge United, who also lie just above the drop zone, to extend their four-year stay in the Conference.
of Jacksonville, says his printing press will soon be rolling off 8,000 weekly copies of The Drop Zone, the weekly newspaper of the Little Rock Air Force Base that was formerly printed by Wehco Commercial Publishing Inc.
The photograph is labeled "Italy," but Sicily drop zone is actually at Fort Bragg, N.
Kynoch, also battling to be runners-up, won 2-0 in a derby at Ajax United who are also sweating in the drop zone.
The Welsh outfit conceded only one league goal in January - in a 1-1 draw with Leeds at Elland Road - and now sit five points clear of the drop zone.
Untangled, the dripping wet swimmers returned to their seats, their faces red fr om the cold, to await the helo's return to the drop zone for the next evolution.