Parachute Tactical Assault Type PTA-R
PTA-R is a low level personnel reserve parachute to used by the parachutist when the main PTA-M parachute fails to open or otherwise malfunctions. The parachute is highly drag efficient, stable and quick opening.
 

SALIENT FEATURES:

 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Canopy (01) Flat Circular
Pack Cover (01) Fabric Nylon 370 gm/m² Air Texture Disruptive Pressure PU Coated one side
Auxiliary attached with Orange Deployment spring (01) Fabric Nylon 52 gm/m²
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Rate of descent 7.5 m/s
Dia of Canopy 7.0 m
Dropping Load 130 kg
Dropping Height 400 ft AGL to 15000 ft AGL
Effective length of rigging lines 6030 mm
No. of Gores/Panel 20/5
 
BASIC MATERIAL

Fabric Nylon Light Weight 37 gm Olive Drab Shade No. 298 to IS: 5-1994, conforming to specn No. IS:4726.

 
Yarn Nylon 6 or Nylon 66, 30 denier
Weave Rip Stop
Mass (Max) gm/m² 37 gm
Air Porosity 320 to 450 cm³/cm²/sec
Breaking Strength 38 Kg
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
15 years / Single operation
 
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
Fax : 0091-33-2248 1748/2210 8235
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