Accession Number : AD0892885

Title :   AWADS High-Altitude Airdrop.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 31 Aug-5 Nov 71,

Corporate Author : TACTICAL AIR WARFARE CENTER EGLIN AFB FL

Personal Author(s) : Alley, Eugene R. ; Eckert, George E.

Report Date : MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The purpose of TAC Test 71A-024A, AWADS High-Altitude Airdrop, was to evaluate the capability of the AWADS to adequately position the delivery aircraft for high altitude airdrops. The evaluation determined the circular error probable and the impact dispersion pattern mass drops of 16 A-22 containers using container delivery system procedures. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*POSITION FINDING, NAVIGATION COMPUTERS), (*TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, ALL WEATHER AVIATION), CIRCULAR ERROR PROBABLE, AIR DROP OPERATIONS, LOGISTICS, ACCURACY, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, PARACHUTE DESCENTS.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE