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drop (an object) from the air

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If Al Assad turns away aid convoys, as he has consistently done across the country for long, the international community should sidestep his authority and air-drop the necessary supplies of food and aid to the suffering people.
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.
Obama called Erdoy-an on Saturday to "notify" him about the US intention to air-drop aid to the PYD.
The recent funding would cover Au2 million of emergency humanitarian supplies, comprising reusable filtration containers filled with clean water, tarpaulins and basic shelter equipment, and solar lights that can also recharge mobile phones to enable communication; which will be delivered by air-drop.
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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.
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.
It is also able to air-drop military equipment and ammunition, Vahidi said.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Monday welcomed the US air-drop over the weekend.
food relief agency is now planning possible air-drops for 200,000 people in the Deir ez-Zor area besieged by Da'esh.
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.