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Арктика 9 For more than 25 years the “Advanced Technologies and Services” company experts have been successfully working in the field of load airlift delivery using parachute drop and free-drop procedures. The company possesses technology of an optimum combination of both ways airlift delivery of loads in flight and has the unique equipment certificated in Il’ushin Design Bureau for Il-76 aircraft and in Antonov Aviation Center for An-12 aircraft.

Арктика 1 Heads and experts of the company are professional instructors of paraborne training have a huge experience (23-31 year) on load airlift delivery and technics during the service in airborne forces and after retirement.

Experts of the company “Advanced technologies and service” have organized and carried out:
• 1986: a parachute drop was carried out on a polar station;
• 1990: a parachute drop of machines and equipment (8500 kg bulldozer and screwrotor based on tractor DT-75 ) was caried out on ice near North Pole to build up an ice airfield in for ‘Sevmorgeologia’ (Northern Marine Geology);
• 1991: parachute drop of eight 7,5 ton platforms with equipment and loads was carried out on Bolshevik island;
• 1993: parachute (from height 7000 m) and free-drop was carried out in Angola;
• 1994: loads in bag tare were dropped free in Sudan according to UN WFP program (more than 2000 tons of the foodstuffs were dropped by one IL-76 aircraft during three months with cargo safety comprising 97%);
• 1997: food product parachute drop to northern lands of Sakha-Yakutia Republic. 54 tons of the food were delivered from Novosibirsk to settlements of this region -Batagay-Alyta, Saskylah- without landing with cargo safety comprising 98%;
• 1998: food free-drop provided in Sudan by UN WFP program without dropping cargo pallets. Multiple-use cargo pallets technology was implemented to carry out about 300 drops-off per day. For 5 months more than 11000 tons of loads were dropped by two IL-76 aircrafts with cargo safety comprising 97%;
Судан 13• 2003: one-year contract was performed to provide load airlift delivery in Sudan & in Kenya by UN WFP program;
• 2004: one-year contract contract was performed to provide load airlift delivery in Sudan & in Kenya by UN WFP;
• 2005: one-year contract was performed to provide load airlift delivery in Sudan and Kenya by UN WFP;
• 2005: parachute airlift delivery test of fat in Sudan with cargo safety comprising 98%;
• November 2005: fuel drop-off in 168- 200l – barrels was carried out by IL-76 aircraft for Vostok station in Antarctica with cargo safety comprising 100% (under conditions of surface wind speed up to 9 mps);
• 2006: two-year contract was performed to load airlift delivery in Sudan & in Kenya by UN WFP;
• March 2006: two fuel drops-off in 200l barrels were carried out by An-12 aircraft on North Pole; safety of a cargo has made 100 per cent (surface wind speed was up to 10-15 mps);
• December 2006: two drops of fuel in barrels in Antarctica to the station “Vostok” from the aircraft Il-76; the safety of load composed 100% (ground wind speed on the first discharge was up to 9 m/s, on the second drop was to 2 m/s);
• January – March 2007: the parachuteless drop of foodstuffs in Sudan according to the international UN program; the safety of load composed 100%;
• April 2007: drop of the mixed load (fuel, equipment for the vital activity, heavy machinery – tractor, aerosleigh, food products) on the platforms P -7 for the international drifting expedition TARA ARCTIC (north pole); the safety of load composed 100%;
• October – November 2007: the parachuteless drop of foodstuffs in Uganda according to the international UN program; the safety of load composed 100%;
• November 2007: two drops of fuel in barrels in Antarctica to the station “Vostok” from the aircraft Il-76; the safety of load composed 100%.
Антарктида 7• On 02 December, 2007, the channel NTV has shown the program “Airmen”, which is completely dedicated to the carried out by us drop of fuel to the station “Vostok”, Antarctica (16-17 November 2007).
• 17.11.2008 In Antarctica the plane IL-76 delivers 168 barrels with fuel to station Vostok. The second drop delivers 200 barrels with fuel to point FD-83. Drop was experimental, for the first time the flight weight of each platform made not less than 1600 kg., 8 barrels on a platform.
• 24.11.2009 During the period from October, 29th till November, 24th in Antarctica from the plane IL-76 it is made two drops of fuel in barrels on FD-83 (intermediate fuel base between the South Pole and station New Lazarevsky), safety of 100 %.
• 10.12.2009 Since April, 2009 on the present it is made free drop of the foodstuffs in Republic Uganda (Gulu) on the international UN food programme by planes An-12. From April till December, 2009 2 830 tons are dropped. Safety of 100 %.
• 16.12.2009 During the period from October, 29th till December, 9th, 2009 it was made free (parachuteless) drop of foodstuffs in Republic Sudan (El Obeid) on the international UN food programme by planes IL-76. In this time is delivered cargo 2 085т. Safety of 100 %.
• 21.12.2010 In November, 2010 for the first time parachute drop of fuel to the South Pole is made. For two departures IL-76 352 barrels, capacity of 200 litres, with fuel Jet-A within 20 km of station Amundsen-Scott (USA) are delivered
• 23.01.2011 In January, 2011 drops of cargo under the governmental program in republic Sudan are made. For two departures are dropped 70 tons of cargo, safety of 100 %.
• 6.12.2011 In December 1-2 the plane IL-76 delivered 424 barrels with fuel to intermediate point FD-83
( Antarctica ), safety of 100 %.