July 12 2010
A GPS-guided parachute system in use in Iraq and Afghanistan may soon be dropping blood to aid front-line casualties under fire, the Marine Corps Times reports.
The Marines, Army and Air Force have used the Joint Precision Airdrop System since at least 2004 to resupply isolated units. The Armed Services Blood Program, in partnership with Joint Forces Command, is retooling the system to deliver blood by 2011, said officials.
Once employed, the system could bring gravely...
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