airborne troops


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airborne troops

Those ground units whose primary mission is to make assault landings from the air. See also troops.
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The crews of combat Mi-8AMTSH and heavy Mi-26 helicopters will practise airlift of airborne troops, weapons, military hardware and special cargoes, including those suspended on the cargo hook, as well as landing on unprepared pads.
The multi-cultural program featured a breathtaking parachute display airborne troops from the UAE Armed Forces, a demonstration by crime sniffing dogs from the Abu Dhabi Police K-9s and a thrilling horse show.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The head of Russia's Lower House Committee for Defense, a former commander of the Airborne Troops, said on Monday that by the end of 2017 the Syrian government will regain control of its Eastern border and the ISIL terrorist group will cease to exist.
Police stated that the suspect had no ties to the Airborne Troops.
By: MENA MOSCOW- 11 July 2017: Representatives of the Russian Airborne troops and the Airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Egypt will hold a number of consultations on planning Russian-Egyptian tactical exercise in the third quarter of 2017 at the territory of the Russian Federation, said the Russian Ministry of Defense.
Airborne troops were parachuted on to the island, while hundreds of ships sailed from North Africa carrying troops, armoured vehicles and heavy artillery.
Brothers David and Michael Garnett from Anglesey as 1944 British Airborne troops
30: British airborne troops attack the Merville Battery, a position for German long-range guns.
As part of a six-man crew serving a 25-pounder, he was involved in supporting airborne troops in the days following D-Day and in several major actions, including Caen and Le Havre, before being posted to Belgium.
Russia and Egypt will hold joint military drills involving airborne troops on Egyptian soil for the first time this month, the Russian defense ministry said Oct 11.
The Ox and Bucks Airborne Troops had distinguished themselves just before the D-Day landings when they had captured Pegasus and Horsa Bridges over the Caen Canal and Orne River.
The replica Horsa that was built at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire and (below, from left) airborne troops digging in close to where they landed, with a Horsa glider in the background; a Horsa in flight during World War II; and Ray Conningham at work on the replica glider at RAF Shawbury in 2002 | The replica Horsa that was built at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire and (below, from left) airborne troops digging in close to where they landed, with a Horsa glider in the background; a Horsa in flight during World War II; and Ray Conningham at work on the replica glider at RAF Shawbury in 2002

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