Category Archives: Airborne operations

Friday Foto

Greek paratroopers prepare for a water landing after jumping out the back of a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during “Stolen Cerberus”, a two-week flying, training deployment designed to incorporate various training methods in order to maintain proficiency during … Continue reading

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Tactical Tailor RHINO RUCK

Tactical Tailor’s RHINO RUCK was developed at the request of a SOCOM client that required an updated ALICE pack tailored to the communicator who is required to deploy across the full spectrum of airborne operations. The RHINO is a static-line … Continue reading

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Friday Foto

Parachutists from A Company of the 3rd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment land in St-Patrice de Beaurivage, QC, on January 29th as part of Exercise RAFALE BLANCHE. Photo by Sgt Sébastien Fréchette.

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Friday Foto

Members of the Liberty Jump Team exit “Whiskey Seven”, the National Warplane Museum’s WWII-veteran C-47 Skytrain based in Geneseo, New York. Copyright: Liberty Jump Team, 2013

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Leapfest XXXI is a GO!

Leapfest, the international military parachuting competition sponsored by the Rhode Island Army National Guard is on! It was cancelled last year due to sequestration but this year it is back – and its got a spiffy new website as well… … Continue reading

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