C-130 dropping potable water on mountain ridge

302nd Airlift Wing Photos

Colorado AF Reservists support new military cargo tracking system

A laptop computer simulates the tracking of a container delivery system and its inventory Sept. 24 as part of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Airdrop Enhanced Logistics Visibility System prototype. The AELVIS prototype, which was dropped from an Air Force Reserve C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 302nd Airlift Wing, demonstrated the ability of commanders in the field and at the headquarters level to simultaneously identify the location and contents of a CDS within minutes of the cargo leaving the aircraft. The AELVIS program aims to provide war fighters in locations like Iraq and Afghanistan with exact details on crucial cargo drops for resupply. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jody L. Ritchie)

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