U.S. Army paratroopers parachuted down to Deadhorse, Alaska on February 22nd during a training exercise dubbed Spartan Pegasus 2017 simulated to recover a downed satellite. The video captured of the jump is pretty incredible.
Getting dropped into a forest during a static-line jump can end up in pretty horrific injuries, and even death. Mostly because you're basically coming down on a bunch of hundred-foot-plus spears. This Canadian Paratrooper, who jumped out of a C-130 during Exercise Maple Flag, quickly put his training to use, and with…
Hauling Humvees into remote parts of Iraq can take several weeks over land, and slow-moving air transports can make large targets, so what better way to deliver a few than parachuting them in. Someone's still getting the delivery charge. Thanks Brett!