HEAVY DROP SYSTEM  P-7
Heavy Drop system P-7 is a platform system. The system is for dropping Jeeps & heavy vehicles etc. from  IL-76 A/C. The vehicle is attached with platform. And vehicle is dropped with platform. In the system initially one extractor is inflated, then auxiliaries and then  main parachutes open.
 
SALIENT FEATURES
Design of Canopy Flat Circular
 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Ext. Parachute 8 m2 01
Drag Panel 05
Auxiliary 13.5 m2 02
Main Para, 760 m2 05
Pack for Main Para, Ext. Para and Auxiliary 11
Carrying Bag 07
and Other accessories like Link etc.
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Area of Canopy 760 m2
No. of Rigging Line 80
Effective Length of Rigging Line 30 m
No. of Gores/panels 160/9
Load dropping capacity 10 tons
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Fabric Nylon Light Weight 37 gm. Undyed conforming to specn. no. ADRDE/QAC/T-Part/03/45
 
 Yarn (warp/weft)  3.3 Tex
 Weave  Rip Stop
 Mass/m2  37 gm
 Air Porosity  275 to 397 cm3/cm2/sec
 Breaking Strength  45 Kg
 
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