Moroccan military supports AFRICOM’s first JPAD-MAGU drop
U.S. Army Sgt. Zachary Gillespie 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team airborne parachute rigger, works on a Joint Precision Airdrop System with a Modular Autonomous Guidance Unit during Exercise African Lion 18, April 18, 2018, at Kenitra Air Base, Morocco. Through the on-board battery pack, a pre-loaded computer chip and a GPS-controlled steerable parafoil decelerator, the JPAD-MAGU navigates itself from high-altitudes, creating a safer environment for delivery and troops receiving the bundle. With the support of Moroccan Royal Armed Forces, the drop marks the first time for U.S. Africa Commands JPAD-MAGU drop. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes Stanton)
Staff Sgt. Nesha Humes Stanton
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