U.S. donates parachutes to Nicaraguan Army

The U.S. military detachment at the U.S. Embassy in Managua today donated $96,000 worth of parachute equipment to the Nicaraguan Army’s Special Operations Unit.

The donation, which includes 50 parachutes, altimeters and neon jump lights, will help strengthen the Nicaraguan Army’s operation capacity and contribute to joint security efforts in the region, according to a U.S. Embassy press release.