The equipment outlined herein represents items that are being testing by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Soldier and Program Manager Clothing and Individual Equipment, Natick, Mass. A decade later, June 22, 1971, SOF used free fall for surreptitious entry when four Soldiers - Sergeant Major Waugh, Staff Sergeant Bath, Staff Sergeant Strohlein and Sergeant Campbell - from the Military Assistance Command- Vietnam Studies and Observation Group, or MACV-SOG, jumped into enemy territory. The use of commercially available items offer the operator the ability to perform extreme stand-off operations with a precision guidance system that allows operators to exit , fly and land together on unmarked, restrictive landing areas.
The Sky's the Limit: The future of military free fall equipment Kealoha K Keoho Special Warfare; Nov/Dec 2008; 21, 6; Docstoc pg.
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