Video: air dropping a humvee from a C-130 Hercules. As seen through the Night Vision Goggles.

The following video was taken during Joint Operations Access Exercise taking place from Jun. 4 to Jun. 11 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. A joint operations access exercise is a two week exercise to prepare United States Air Force and Army service members to respond to worldwide crises and contingency operations with a wide variety of missions.

Including heavy air drops at night.

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David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.