platform drop


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platform drop

The airdrop of loaded platforms from rear loading aircraft with roller conveyors. See also airdrop; airdrop platform.
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On June 2, P-1, the first production C-17, accomplished three airdrops including the heaviest single platform drop to date -- weighing 35,000 pounds.
Although Soldiers from the 87th Quartermaster Detachment also are proficient in executing the same containerized delivery, bundle, and platform drops, they have more expertise in static-line personnel drops.
As the layers are built up, the platform drops to provide room for the emerging height of the object.
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