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heliborne

(ˈhɛlɪˌbɔːn)
adj
(Aeronautics) carried in a helicopter
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The objective of the 2019 program is to advance the Rex-Duquet, Rex SouthandNantais properties to the drilling stage, supported by a heliborne electromagnetic ('EM') survey and detailed prospecting.
The Arabic-language al-Mosleh news website quoted member of the Political Council of al-Nujaba Movement Faras al-Yasser as saying that according to the intel obtained by Iraq' Hashd al-Sha'abi forces, the US forces have relocated the ISIL terrorists in heliborne operations to regions both in and outside Iraq to use them as pressure leverage against the Iraqi government.
Heliborne troops participate in the anti-terrorism operation demonstration in al-Ahsa on April 15, 2019.
The training schedule for the Indian contingent includes target practice, house intervention drills, tactical and heliborne operations and combat conditioning, reports said.
Zata, the Director of the Naval Public Affairs Office, said NAVSOG has participated in Fast Rope Insertion and Extraction System Training and Combat Marksmanship Drills while MARSOG has undergone training on Urban Operations, Amphibious Assault Vehicle Familiarization, Combat Life Saving, Ground-Air Integration, Heliborne Raid Operations, Small Boat Insertion, and Shallow Water Egress.
A large number ALGs have been operationalised and are being utilised for conducting Inter Valley Troop Transfers (IVTT), Special Heliborne Operations, Air Landed operations and Special Operations by SFs, close to the simulated objective areas.
Apart from the routine liaison, supply, and casualty evacuation missions, Heliborne Operations were the main type of duties, which the Army Aviation undertook during this period.
"Military helicopters of the US-led coalition carried out another heliborne operation in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, carrying 20 senior ISIL commanders on board, a military and diplomatic source said on Friday.
'The Operation for physical clearance of target area, spread over 10 Kilometers, started early morning 1st June by landing of heliborne force.
The first phase of operation Rhat ended officially on Tuesday after which the IAF claimed that it was the biggest heliborne rescue operation of airlifting civilians in peace time anywhere in the world.
Also in February, during the Hamiyan-e Velayat drill, the IRGC forces practiced tactical commando raid and aerial combat, launched air offensive and defensive operations and carried out heliborne and anti-heliborne operations.