Special Operations

USAF looks to new tandem jump technologies

11th March 2019 - 10:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


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The USAF Life Cycle Management Center, IS&R & Special Operations Forces Directorate, Special Warfare Branch, is looking for new tandem airdrop technologies and capabilities that could be applied to certain special operations missions

According to a sources sought announcement released on 6 March 2019, current market research is being directed toward identifying sources ‘capable of providing a pre-fabricated barrel solution for USAF Guardian Angel (GA) tandem parachute operations’.

As described in the announcement, the identified capability ...

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