The C-27 J Airdrop in Afghanistan

11/23/2011: The first ever C27 combat air drop took place in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. With two years in the making, the first ever C27J combat air drop was performed by a joint service flight crew from the Ohio National Guard. Credit: Armed Forces Network:10/13/11

Our video of the week: C130 Air Drop

Equipment drop from a C-130 aircraft: The C-130 originates from Kandahar for support for coalition ground troops. Scenes in the video include: cargo being loaded onto the aircraft the aircraft flying over mountainous terrain and cargo being pushed out of the aircraft and parachuting to the ground. Precision air re-supply…