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TACEX: AERIAL DROPS NEAR OHAKEA

A C130 Hercules drops a load as part of a TACEX in the Raumai Ranges. TACEX is a regular training activity for both RNZAF and NZ Army to keep crews and units qualified in aerial drops.

28 October 2014

RNZAF 40 SQN and NZ Army 5 Movements Company are running two TACEX activities in the Wanganui and Taranaki regions. The first activity was from 20-24 October with drops in the Raumai Range area. The second will be undertaken as part of Ex Kiwi Koru from 4-7 November. TACEX is a regular training activity for both RNZAF and NZ Army to keep crews and units qualified in aerial drops.

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