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Aerial Port Competition Events

Aerial Port Competition
Aerial port teams ensure equipment and supplies are loaded safely and quickly for airdrop or transport.

Joint Inspection
Two-person teams assess general and dangerous goods cargo and associated documents provided by the customer for one airdrop cargo load. Teams are evaluated on how well they determine and annotate any discrepancies that need to be corrected prior to shipment. (Required event - U. S. teams required; optional event - international teams)

Engines running on/offload (ERO)
Four-person teams are judged on how safely and quickly they can upload and download vehicles and pallets with the aircraft's engines running. (Required event - all teams)

Combat endurance course
Five-person team will work together to negotiate an obstacle course consisting of 21 obstacles. (Required event - all teams).

In-transit visibility (ITV)
Using the Global Air Transportation Execution System (GATES), three-person teams input data to create cargo and passenger listings. Teams are evaluated on the accuracy of the lists and whether or not the data was transmitted to the Global Transportation Network (GTN) before the aircraft's scheduled take-off time. (Required event - U. S. teams)

10K forklift driving course
Two-person teams negotiate a 10K forklift through a series of cones, driving forward to the end-point; returning in reverse to the starting point. Teams are evaluated on how quickly and safely they can maneuver throughout the course. (Required event - U. S. teams required. Optional event - international teams)


Aerial Port
Aeromedical Evacuation
Fit to Fight
Security Forces
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