special air operation


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special air operation

An air operation conducted in support of special operations and other clandestine, covert, and psychological activities.
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The military spokesman said that Syria's army Air force carried out a special air operation against gatherings and headquarters of terrorist organizations in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside killing terrorist Zahran Aloush, the leader of the so-called Jaish al-Islam in addition to a big number of al-Rahman brigade and Ahrara al-Sham leaders.
Special air operations hit the headlines in May, when US Army helicopters from Afghanistan entered Pakistan airspace by night and at low level to land a US Navy Seal team that killed the Al Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden, and brought back his corpse and intelligence material.
The war time employability will include special air operations, airborne operations, air transported operations, air supply operations, air maintenance operations and casualty evacuation among other roles.
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