Heavy Drop P16



A 16-ton capacity heavy drop system (HDS) consisting of a platform and a highly advanced system of parachutes to drop loads consisting of military stores such as vehicles (including BMP class), supplies and ammunition from IL76 heavy lift aircraft

Consists of following standard equipment



SpeciaficationsCharacteristics
Design of CanopyFlat fully rigged
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
- Dia. of skirt8.5mm
- No. of Gores28
- No. of Panels in each gore4
- Load dropping capacity135 to 160 kg
BASIC MATERIAL
- Blended Fabric Polyester & Cotton
(67:330 for SD Parachute conforming to
Appendix ‘A’ to Prov. Specn. No. IND/TC /2684
- Count of Yearn (warp & weft) 20 Tex
- Count of Yearn (warp & weft) 20 Tex
- Mass (gm/m 2 ), Max.130 gm
- Breaking Load (Kgf/N) Min
- Warp65 (635 N)
- Weft55 (540 N)
- Air Porosity (cm 3 /cm 2 /sec) 490 ± 125
- Ends/dm 330 - 350
- Picks/dm250 - 270
- Composition (%)Polyester 67 ± 2
- (Dry Mass Basis)Cotton 33 ± 2
SHELF LIFE
- Shelf Life10 years
- Drop Life20 Drops

Low Cost Low Altitude Parachute



A cheaper alternative to conventional parachute delivery systems. This is a one time use parachute system that can be scaled to mass deploy to aid in relief package drops and supply of quick expendable military supplies.

Consists of following standard equipment



SpecificationsCharacteristics
Capacity: 90-200 lbs. 40-90 kgs
ClusterUp to 3 canopies per load drop
Rate of Descent18 to 21 ft./sec.
Weight9.5 kgs
Dimensions Packed18" x 18"
Projected Diameter34'
DeploymentBag
SpecificationsCharacteristics
PERFORMANCE
DesignCruciform
CanopyPolyethylene Fabric
Suspension Line1/8" Polyethylene
ContainerPolyethylene Bag
Suspension Lines15