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|The landings took place in extremely strong wind conditions, which made the landings difficult but also ensured the element of surprise. Landings were made on the southern and eastern coasts of the island, with the British forces in the East and the Americans towards the West.|
Four airborne operations were carried out, landing during the night of the July 9-10 July, as part of th...
|Janes reports that the service designation Il-82 has been applied to the Il-76VPK Airborne command post or airborne communications relay (Vozdushnyye Komandnyye Punkt: Airborne Command Post) adaptation of Il-76MD known as version 65C. Two examples (SSSR- [later RA-]76450 and 76451) delivered to Zhukovsky after modifications 22 September and 30 November 1987. The two aircraft (SSSR-76450 and -76...||11/03/2009||951|
|The Boeing YAL-1 Airborne Laser (ABL) weapons system is a megawatt-class chemical oxygen iodine laser (COIL) mounted inside a modified Boeing 747-400F. It is primarily designed to destroy tactical ballistic missiles (TBMs), similar to the Scud, while in boost phase. The laser has been test fired in flight, though it wasn't being aimed at anything. The Airborne Laser aircraft was designated YAL-...||10/13/2007||753|
|Airborne Express Airbus at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport||01/09/2008||613|
|USS TARAWA is the lead ship of the Navyís first class of amphibious assault ships able to incorporate the best design features and capabilities of several amphibious assault ships currently in service: the Amphibious Assault Ship (LPH), Amphibious Transport Dock (LPD), Amphibious Cargo Ship (LKA), and Dock Landing Ship (LSD)...||08/17/2006||702|
|Various museums in NYC - Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Jewish Museum, Whitney Museum, Frick Collection, Pierpont Morgan Museum, Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Cloisters.||08/14/2005||701|
|That map shows the drop points of the units of the 101. Airborne Division.|
|The map shows the drop points of the units of the 82. Airborne Division.|
|Owner: ABIG Helidrome - Helicopter-Modell-Museum|
Registration: 9309 / ex. 426 / ex. 9394
Airborne command post version characterized by antennas, and Doppler radar on tail boom (based on Mi-8T airframe).
|The Stedelijk Museum (lit. City Museum) of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a museum for modern art. It is located at Museum Square (Dutch: Museumplein), close to the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.||04/28/2006||427|
|Aerial image of the Pegasus Bridge area of Normandy taken on 6th June 1944. This was the scene of the first British landing on D-Day, when men of the 6Th Airborne Division used gliders (which can be clearly seen in the image) to land behind enemy lines and secure the bridge over the Caen Canal. This was later re-named 'Pegasus' bridge, in honour of the badge worn by the 6th Airborne. ||10/23/2008||1,206|
|The Ilyushin Il-80 (NATO reporting name: Maxdome) is a Russian airborne command post.|
Modeled after the Ilyushin Il-86, the Il-80 is meant to be used as a command center for Russian officials such as the President, in the event of nuclear war. Its role is similar to that of the Boeing E-4B. The Il-80 has no external windows (save those on the cabin) in order to protect it from an...