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Special Operations Boat Airdrop From C-17: Low Velocity Airdrop Delivery System

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Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) with Special Boat Team 20 personnel execute the insertion of two Combatant Craft Assault (CCA) vehicles using the Low Velocity Airdrop Delivery System (LVADS) from a C-17 cargo aircraft during a training exercise.

source/image: AiirSource Military

The video shows Special Warfare Combat-craft Crewmen (SWCCs) of Special Boat Team 20 leaping out of a C-17 behind two of their stealthy Combat Craft Assault (CCA) boats as part of a training evolution.

In total, 11 SWCCs followed their rides into the water below. For a 41-foot monohull open-water craft, it is easily deployable.

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Two can fit in a single C-17, and if need be, they can be airdropped along with their crews. In this case, the boats were launched via the Low-Velocity Airdrop Delivery System (LVADS).

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