verb (used with object), airdropped, airdropping.
to drop (persons, equipment, etc.) by parachute from an aircraft in flight.
the act or process of airdropping.

1945–50; air1 + drop

air-droppable, adjective Unabridged
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airdrop (ˈɛəˌdrɒp)
1.  a delivery of supplies, troops, etc, from an aircraft by parachute
vb , -drops, -dropping, -dropped
2.  (tr) to deliver (supplies, etc) by an airdrop

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Accurate estimations of the height and velocity of precision airdrop systems are required to control final deceleration maneuvers.
The aircraft will be configured with all the necessary equipment for transport and airdrop of personnel, equipment, and supplies.
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