airborne units

unidades de pára-quedistas, unidades aeroterrestres

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • Airborne forces — Airborne Military parachuting or gliding form of inserting personnel or supplies. Purpose Delivering personnel, equipment, or supplies. Origins Attributed to Italian troops on November 1927. [ Parachutist Badge awarded by the United States Army… …   Wikipedia

  • Airborne radio relay — is a technique employing aircraft fitted with radio relay stations for the purpose of increasing the range, flexibility, or physical security of communications systems. [ [http://www.its.bldrdoc.gov/fs 1037/dir 002/ 0220.htm Definition: airborne… …   Wikipedia

  • airborne operations — Operations involving movement and delivery by air, into an objective area, of combat forces and their logistics support for execution of a tactical or a strategic mission. The means employed may be a combination of airborne units, air… …   Aviation dictionary

  • airborne operation — An operation involving the air movement into an objective area of combat forces and their logistic support for execution of a tactical, operational, or strategic mission. The means employed may be any combination of airborne units, air… …   Military dictionary

  • airborne — (adj.) 1640s, carried through the air, from AIR (Cf. air) (n.1) + BORNE (Cf. borne). Of military units, from 1937 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Airborne early warning and control — AEW redirects here. For other uses, see AEW (disambiguation). For the airline, see Air Wisconsin. United States Air Force E 3 Sentry …   Wikipedia

  • airborne early warning — The detection of enemy air or surface units by radar or other equipment carried in an airborne vehicle, and the transmitting of a warning to friendly units. Also called AEW …   Military dictionary

  • airborne early warning system — noun Military the detection of enemy air or surface units by radar or other equipment carried in an airborne vehicle and the transmitting of a warning to friendly units …   Australian English dictionary

  • airborne force — A force composed primarily of ground and air units organized, equipped, and trained for airborne operations. Airborne forces can be employed in both air dropped and air landed operations …   Aviation dictionary

  • airborne force — A force composed primarily of ground and air units organized, equipped, and trained for airborne operations. See also force(s) …   Military dictionary

  • airborne troops — Those ground units whose primary mission is to make assault landings from the air. See also troops …   Military dictionary

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