‘Preparation for real battles’: China holds live-fire parachute drills

“We can land on the ground faster by opening parachutes four seconds after jumping out of helicopters instead of at the moment of jumping. This method would enable us to reach the ground at a faster pace, thus making surprise attack more effective, but it also makes parachuting enormously more danger and difficult,” said Lei Fajiao, a company commander of the bridge.

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