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

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He went on to note that last week 10 boxes containing pills for purifying water were airdropped in the province, and that the Governorate airdrops on semi-daily basis purifying agents and along with around1,500 bread bundles and assorted food supplies in the eastern neighborhoods where around 1,300 families are living.
The US claimed that it had airdropped weapons and medical aid to Kurdish fighters confronting the ISIL in Kobani, near the Turkish border in Northern Syria.
According to the report, ammunitions seized were damaged in a way suggesting they were airdropped and a closer scrutiny showed evidences, which directly point to Sudan army's involvement.
The observatory, which bases its information on a network of activists on the ground, said the caches were airdropped early on Monday to Kurds.
It said troops had airdropped tonnes of food in floodaffected areas, while the army's medical teams were also treating patients.
It said troops had airdropped tonnes of food on flood-affected areas, while the army's medical teams were also treating patients.
The military version will be ruggedized so it can be airdropped at a forward operating base, for example.
The Chosin Reservoir emergency resupply occurred on 27 November-9 December 1950: "The first aid to reach the Marines was 25 tons of ammunition airdropped on 28 November by 16 C-47s.
Airmen with the 304th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron Christchurch, New Zealand, airdropped urgently needed medical supplies last Sept.
In 2010, the Air Force alone airdropped 60.4 million pounds of supplies in Afghanistan, up from 2 million pounds in 2005.
In November 2010, the riggers established a new record: A total of 1,472 CDS bundles and more than 2.1 million pounds of supplies were airdropped into Afghanistan.
PARIS (TAP) - France said Wednesday it had airdropped arms to Libyan rebels in mountains south of Tripoli who are eyeing an assault on the capital, a day after anti-regime forces captured a network of weapons caches.
While the Army only expects a 90 percent recovery of airdropped supplies in this particular location, the accuracy of the 772nd EAS has boosted the recovery rate to 99 percent, according to Lt.
At any given time, 18 teams were being trained for the eventuality of being airdropped in a situation similar to the Dantewada massacre.