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

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Harf also added that the US-led airdropping is of the interests for both the US and Turkey.
He said airdropping of leaflets was mere advertising, adding it was allowed under the election rules.
The military said in a statement Saturday that it was still evacuating people and airdropping food in the districts of Multan, Muzaffargarh and Jhang.
In a statement, the military said that it was still evacuating people and airdropping food in the districts of Multan, Muzaffargarh and Jhang cities.
Taking the cue from the National Security Guard ( NSG) operations during the 26/ 11 Mumbai terror attack, the SAF battalion stationed at Sindri in Jharkhand was asked to train its commandoes in airdropping from helicopters.
By airdropping supplies to ground forces, the unit also keeps vehicle convoys off the road, said Col.
The bar was raised again in September, as riggers shattered the August record by rigging and airdropping over 2.
The airdropping targeted the house of a wanted man believed to be a financer of special groups in al-Thawra neighborhood, central Nassiriya.
As the acronym "LCLA" indicates, the goal of the project was focused specifically on developing very low-cost parachutes for airdropping supplies at altitudes from 500 feet down to 150 feet above ground level (AGL).