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What does JPAD stand for?

JPAD stands for Joint Precision Airdrop System (US DoD)

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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 Joint Precision Airdrop System uses a GPS, avionics and motors to guide steerable parachutes to one or more landing zones simultaneously with the kind of precision made necessary by the rugged terrain of Afghanistan.
The safety pin from a Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS), which uses steer able parachutes and global positioning guidance to deliver cargo from high altitudes with accuracy.
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).
Among those innovations are the joint precision airdrop system (JPADS), the improved container delivery system (ICDS), and the most recent development, the C-130-based "low-cost, low-altitude" (LCLA) combat airdrop used to resupply Soldiers at forward operating bases.