Airdrop of Armament and Military Equipment from Aircraft

  • Dražen Kovačević
  • Ernest Bazijanac
  • Jasna Jurum-Kipke

Abstract

Air supply can be performed in two ways: by transportingthe technical equipment by transport aircraft or helicopters,and unloading upon landing and by air-dropping. The airdropcan be performed by dropping without parachutes, with parachutesand by low altitude cargo extraction. In the USA- CADS(Controlled Aerial Delivery System) has been developed providingcontrol of the falling cargo via a remote controller.

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Kovačević D, Bazijanac E, Jurum-Kipke J. Airdrop of Armament and Military Equipment from Aircraft. Promet - Traffic&Transportation. 1;10(1-2):93-9.
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