PARACHUTE PARATROOP TYPE PTR-R
Parachute paratroop type PTR-R is a personnel reserve parachute to be used by the parachutist for the predetermined jump from a minimum height of 457 m when the main parachute i.e. PTR-M fails to open.
 

SALIENT FEATURES:

 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Canopy (01) Parabolic with pinched appearance at the skirt
Harness (01) Made of Nylon Webbing
Bag Inner (01) Made of Cotton Fabric
Pack Outer (01) Made of Cotton Fabric
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Rate of descent 5.5 to 6.5 m/s
Dia of Canopy 7.32 m
Dropping Load 125 kgs
Dropping Height 400 m AGL
Effective length of rigging lines 3220 mm
No. of Gores/Panel 24/4
 
BASIC MATERIAL

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

 
Yarn Nylon 6 or Nylon 66, 30 denier
Thread per cm Warp/Weft 51
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.

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