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air portable

Denotes materiel which is suitable for transport by an aircraft loaded internally or externally, with no more than minor dismantling and reassembling within the capabilities of user units. This term must be qualified to show the extent of air portability. See also load.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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So installed, the architecture is known as the SCRA (Switching Central) (Air Portable)--SCRA(SC)(AP).
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