50 teams from 39 countries, with Jump Wings issued by the UK, the Republic of South Africa, Mexico, Italy, Botswana, and more.
That’s some of what you missed during Leapfest 2019. Leapfest is the largest, longest-standing, international static line parachute training event and competition in the world.
Teams competing included airborne troops from:
• 11 Airmobile Brigade from the Army (the Netherlands)
• No. 8 Commando Battery, 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery (the UK)
• “SAARLAND” Luftlandebrigade 1 (Germany)
• Para Company, 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry (Canada)
• Brigade d’Infanterie Parachutiste (Morocco)
and dozens more.
StrikeHold.net tells us,
“Leapfest is also a training opportunity for Army Aviation elements to hone their skills in the command and control of delivering by vertical envelopment a combat-ready operational force in a timely manner with speed and precision. And it must also be highlighted that without the excellent hosting and support provided by the 56th Troop Command of the Rhode Island National Guard the event would not even be possible.”
Visit STRIKE-HOLD! for more information about Leapfest and the International Friendship Jumps and Wings Exchange ceremony.
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