HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
Taliban Suicide Bombers Attack International Zone
Nov 19, 2014 -- (Reuters) - Four Afghan Taliban suicide bombers died when a group of the militants tried to storm an international zone in Kabul on Wednesday in the latest high-profile assault aimed at foreign targets in Afghanistan. The attackers tried to break into a complex known as Green Village, starting with the explosion of a van at the gate of the heavily guarded area in eastern Kabul that houses foreign contractors and various facilities. Security forces repelled them after about an hour of fighting and no casualties were reported among the area's residents, officials said. Read more at http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/19/us-afghanistan-attacks-idUSKCN0J31U320141119