paradrop


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par·a·drop

 (păr′ə-drŏp′)
n.
Delivery of supplies to a place by parachute.
tr.v. par·a·dropped, par·a·drop·ping, par·a·drops
To deliver by parachute.

paradrop

(ˈpærəˌdrɒp)
n
the delivery of personnel or equipment from an aircraft by parachute

paradrop

Delivery by parachute of personnel or cargo from an aircraft in flight.
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Frantic to turn the tide of the invasion and buy time for the Japanese home islands, the Japanese Imperial command committed their final elite reserves in a desperate paradrop operation to wrest the airfield near Burauen from American hands.
Antinational forces can take the aerial route to take photographs, hijack air carriers to paradrop terrorists inside these two defence establishment.
Early this month, the Naval Forces West executed a successful paradrop (previous ones landed either on the water or broke into pieces when they hit the deck of the BRP Sierra Madre).
Major General Gill was the Colonel of the Para Regiment and I knew that publicity for the paradrop was vital for the operation.
In addition to aerial and ground refueling, the KC-130J has the same airlift capability as non-tanker variants - including airdrop and paradrop.
Overland and from the sea, modernized glider snatch--carefully reconsidered--augments austere cargo delivery in overlapping options for paradrop and air, ground, and water surface connectors.
In the last issue (Volume 12 Issue 8), there is a picture on page 36 (used to illustrate the World War Two story "The Hump", about the often hazourdous supply missions that flew over the Himalaya mountains) of a paradrop which I believe was in the Arakan hills or that area.
After the group's paradrop of the 82nd Airborne Division June 6, 1944, over St.
What happened was we had to bring the materials in by paradrop, the U.
In addition, North Korean SOF personnel can practice paradrop training from towers as well as aircraft, the former obviously not constrained by limitations on fuel and/or flight time.
The unit was organized to paradrop into Norway's snow-clad mountains in a campaign that was later called off.
They decided to proceed quickly up the North Korean peninsula with paradrop of the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team north of Pyongyang, supported by other ground units moving northward.