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US Military Ordering Low-Velocity Cargo Parachutes

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Latest updates: Up to $228M in contracts, FY 2012-2015. Afghan drop(click to view full) Low-velocity parachutes are so named because they’re used for cargo airdrops made below about 1,200 feet, with the cargo aircraft flying at low speed as parachute-rigged containers roll out the rear ramp. US Army Soldier Systems Natick developed them in 2006, […]

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