airdrop platform


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airdrop platform

A base upon which vehicles, cargo, or equipment are loaded for airdrop. See also airdrop.
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An extractor parachute pulls the load from the aircraft and the boat and airdrop platform separate immediately after exit.
If the OAW was operating primarily as an intercontinental strategic airdrop platform, it might only require one or two custom airfields to undergo significant redesign.
It can carry people, palletized equipment, floor-loaded material, airdrop platforms, container delivery system bundles or vehicles.