airlifts

All Noun Verb
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  • Soon after the storm struck, CARE operated airlifts of food to flooded areas.
  • Since then, the model saw extensive use in major military and humanitarian airlifts of the Soviet Union.
  • Airlifts may be used for the same purpose.
  • The base's mission becomes recruitment and support of activities for units that camp on base and trained for airlifts.
  • Several airlifts have been delivered to the region, and aid will continue to come in as the quality of life improves.
  • Airlifts continued into Nanyuan continued for the next three days.
  • The UN considered emergency airlifts to bring more peacekeepers into the territory, and the United States offered aid.
  • Plaza directed rescue efforts for two days as airlifts from Quito dropped supplies.
  • It has also participated in numerous joint airborne training exercises and humanitarian airlifts.
  • He also watched the erection of the Berlin Wall and the American relief airlifts.
  • Airlifts became practical during World War II as aircraft became large and sophisticated enough to handle large cargo demands.
  • Through the mech, the player purchases surface combat units, airlifts them across the battlefield, and issues them orders.
  • Though some airlifts were able to get through, the amount of supplies delivered never exceeded 120 tons per day.
  • Major unit movements by MAC aircraft from the United States usually required further airlifts to operating areas by in-country transports.
  • A heliport is located at the east end of the hospital to facilitate medical airlifts to and from the hospital.
  • The Saudis did not have radar systems, and would later claim they were not aware of the airlifts.
  • After the first weeks of the war, steps were taken to reduce the necessity for the large number of airlifts to Korea from Japan.
  • No airlifts from the former Soviet Union were possible at the time but permission was granted in 1991.
  • Again, much of Asia was inaccessible for political reasons, with two airlifts instead of the single one of 1993.
  • Zuma Beach also sports a dedicated helicopter landing area for medical emergency airlifts to local trauma centers.
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Root form of airlifts is airlift for both verb and noun.

Meaning of airlifts

  • noun Transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
  • verb Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
    Food is airlifted into Bosnia