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    Screamer 2K, Joint Precision Air Drop System [Image 13 of 18]

    Screamer 2K, Joint Precision Air Drop System

    AFGHANISTAN

    08.31.2006

    Courtesy Photo

    455th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs   

    OVER AFGHANISTAN - The new GPS guided Screamer 2K bundle, Joint Precision Air Drop System, floats to the ground after being dropped from the back of a C-130 Hercules over Afghanistan Aug. 26, 2006. The drop was made from 17,500 feet above mean sea level, and was the first joint Air Force/Army operational drop of JPADS in the Central Command Area of Responsibility. Four bundles were dropped from the Alaska Air National Guard C-130. The system is designed to provide precision airdrops from high altitudes, elimination the treat of small arms fire. All four bundles arrived at the drop zone, re-supplying Army troops on the ground with ammunition and water. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brian Ferguson)

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    Date Taken: 08.31.2006
    Date Posted: 03.29.2012 10:37
    Photo ID: 29496
    Resolution: 2464x1632
    Size: 2.12 MB
    Location: AF

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