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What does ADS stand for?

ADS stands for Airdrop System (C-5)

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The addition of high-altitude, improved-container delivery systems and joint precision airdrop system (JPADS) platforms guided by the Global Positioning System has equipped our airlift fleet with both vertical and horizontal standoff capabilities.
The routine experiences of our combatant commanders and forces demonstrated that the Army required a much simpler and far-less-costly aerial resupply capability than that offered by expensive and complex precision high-altitude airdrop systems like the Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS).
Leveraging our asymmetric firepower to deter or conclude any battle, and the defense (inaudible), but here in the discovery process, suddenly we may find we need in fact better ground power and better munitions, and we can deliver those now by the joint precision airdrop system or the ICDS (Improved Container Delivery System).