Awesome, surreal footage: C-17 heavy cargo pallets airdrop through the NVG imagery

The following video shows three heavy cargo pallets being dropped from a C-17 Globemaster in support of ground operations during Joint Operational Access Exercise 13-3.

JOAX is a seven-day integrated exercise between the 82nd Airborne Division and its Air Force partners whose aim is to improve planning and execution of a large-scale forcible entry into a hostile area; securing sufficient freedom of movement while facing anti-access and area-denial capabilities of our enemy.

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