Military Free Fall
High-altitude military parachuting (or military free fall (MFF) is a method of delivering personnel, equipment, and supplies from a transport aircraft at a high altitude via free-fall parachute insertion. Two techniques are used: HALO (high altitude – low opening) and HAHO (high altitude – high opening). In the HALO technique, the parachutist opens his parachute at a low altitude after free-falling for a period of time, while in the HAHO technique, the parachutist opens his parachute at a high altitude just a few seconds after jumping from the aircraft. In typical HALO/HAHO insertions, the troops are dispatched from altitudes between 15,000 feet and 35,000 feet.
Performing a military free fall is an Extended Trait Check, requiring the character to make an Athletics (Jumping) check, a Vigor check, and a Survival check.
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