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Master Sgt. Jason Beebe, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, prepares the Joint Precision Airdrop System bundle for the first test employment during a joint training mission in Europe Oct. 23 at Powidz Air Transport Base, Poland. The JPADS is equipped with a GPS, allowing the bundles to land within feet of the point of impact, ensuring they get to war fighters.

First airdrop with specialized equipment achieved in Europe

Story and photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The U.S. and Polish air forces completed the first successful European airdrop utilizing specialized equipment designed to improve target accuracy and decrease potential collateral damage by the supply bundles Oct. 17 here.

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