Accession Number : AD0851494

Title :   Soviet Airborne Forces,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Lisov, I. I.

Report Date : 09 APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 103

Abstract : This booklet presents a short history of the development of the airborne forces and of the sport of skydiving, which is closely associated with these forces. The history of airborne activities during the Second World War is included. Contemporary parachute landing methods and aviation-transport equipment are described, and the development of the sport of skydiving and of parachute testing programs are outlined. (Author)

Descriptors :   *AIRMOBILE OPERATIONS, *AIR DROP OPERATIONS, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), PARACHUTE JUMPING, TACTICAL WARFARE, MILITARY TACTICS, PARACHUTES, COMMUNISTS, CLOSE SUPPORT, TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, PROPAGANDA, USSR.

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE