HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
F/A-18C AIM-7 Missile Shooting
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Christopher Prout with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing shoots a AIM-7 Sparrow missile from a F/A-18C Hornet airplane while participating in a deployment for training (DFT) near Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., May 16, 2013. The DFT prepared the squadron for future combat and contingency operations. U.S. Marine Corps Motion Imagery by Capt. Christopher Prout.