Parachute Tactical Assault Type PTA-M
PTA-M is a low level personnel back type parachute to be used by the parachutist for a predetermined jump. The parachute is highly drag efficient, stable and quick opening and has air scoops and anti-inversion netting facilitating easy opening of the canopy.

SALIENT FEATURES:

MAIN COMPONENTS

Canopy (01) Flat Circular
Harness (01) Nylon Webbing 44 mm OG (2950 kgs) to specn No. IS-4727
Bag Inner (01) Made of Cotton Fabric closely woven 310 gm OG
Pack Outer (01) Fabric Nylon 370 gm Air Texture Disruptive Printed PU coated
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
 
Rate of descent 5.45 m/s
Dia of Canopy 8 m
Effective length of rigging lines 7950 mm
No. Of gores/panels 28 gores each having 6 panels
Dropping Load 150 kgs
Dropping Height 600 ft AGL to 15000 ft AMSL
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Fabric Nylon Light Weight 37 gm Olive Drab Shade no. 298 to IS: 5- 1994, conforming to specn No. IS: 4726. Air Porosity is 320 to 450 cm3/cm2/sec
 
Yarn Nylon 6 or Nylon 66, 30 denier
Weave Rip Stop
Mass (Max) gm/m² 37 gm
Air Porosity 450cm²/cm²/sec
Breaking Strength 38 Kg
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
15 years or 100 live descents whichever is earlier
 
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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