Shenyang Military Region, the armed forces to implement nighttime helicopter low altitude parachute
umbrella Whispering to the earth. Zang Donghua photo
newspaper Shenyang June 10, Xinhua Yang Qingsheng, special correspondent to Yong reports: at 1:23 on June 8, shrouded in darkness of an airport in western Liaoning, two helicopters swept low altitude rapidly, 10 heavily armed commandos from heaven, the “enemy” forward command post implementation of the raid. It is reported that Shenyang Military District the 300 meters at night armed low altitude parachute, is no ground command, no air guide, no ground to implement the identified cases.
reporter learned that, “Peace Mission 2009″ joint military exercise between China and Russia during the period, the Department successfully achieved 300 meters daytime low altitude parachute breakthrough. After the start of training this year, they made this change to daytime courses at night by the idea. Some people think that dropping paratroopers at night is a high-risk subjects, the trouble we supposed to? Ministry determined the party set: close combat training courses, the difficulty of re-training must also be large. It was suggested that the development of training plans, choose slow down, but safety factor umbrella, was chosen on the sunset. And the Department after full argument, choose a landing speed of the umbrella, the training time is changed in the night, according to real requirements in the absence of ground command, no air guide, no ground identification of the “three no” before the implementation of .
training at the beginning, due to low visibility, there placement is difficult to grasp, and other dangerous air cross two umbrellas. The Ministry invited experts as technical advisers parachuting, parachuting pumping group together the backbone of research, according to “the low-altitude to low altitude, from daytime to night,” “from the lightly armed to armed, from man to synthesis” approach step by step. Month, they completed the 1,500 people actually jump task; training low altitude parachute, parachuting at night, armed parachute and parafoil backbone 96 people, members of the new training guide, put staff, interpreters and other weather 21; developed by T- cloth, lighting equipment and other paratroopers from carrying more than 10 kinds of innovations, access to over a hundred sets of data, for the successful completion of the courses lay a solid foundation.(edit: SN049)