Airborne Systems Features New Military Parachute Capabilities At AUSA 2013 | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 09.19.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.19.14 **
** Airborne 09.17.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.17.14 **
** Airborne 09.15.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.15.14 **

Mon, Oct 21, 2013

Airborne Systems Features New Military Parachute Capabilities At AUSA 2013

Will Display Parachutes For Personnel, Cargo

The next generation of personnel and cargo delivery parachutes for the modern warfighter produced by Airborne Systems will be displayed by HDT Global at the AUSA 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition this week.

On display will be the Intruder which has been type-classified as the RA-1 to replace the MC-4 as the primary tactical parachute by the U.S. Army; T-11 personnel parachute; and other personnel support systems such as the Special Operations Long Range Oxygen Supply 3,000 psig (SOLR 3000) that offers 60% more oxygen capacity than the PHAOS; and the Parachutist High Altitude Thermal Suit (PHATS) – a complete thermal management suit that is lightweight, breathable, windproof and water repellant to protect against extreme cold temperatures during HAHO jumps.

Airborne Systems will also highlight the capabilities of the FlyClops, a fully autonomous, one-time use Guided Precision Airdrop System (GPADS) capable of carrying payloads ranging from 200 – 2,200 lb and only requires the impact coordinates and landing direction to provide precision cargo delivery from high altitude.
 
Airborne Systems is the technological leader in precision aerial delivery as evidenced by FireFly and DragonFly being adopted by the U.S. Army for its 2K and 10K JPADS programs.
 
GPADS lowers reliance on convoys and IED exposure, decreases the forward logistic footprint, reduces aircrew threat exposure and provides vertical and horizontal standoff with fewer deployed/exposed personnel.

(Image provided by Airborne Systems)

FMI: www.airborne-sys.com

Advertisement

More News

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.21.14)

"The RCAF took the initiative to remove these functional, perfectly good parts and use them effectively. It was a sound decision, helping to ensure the long-term viability of the a>[...]

Enhanced F-35 Logistics Systems Delivered To Flight Test Locations

Integrates Preventative Maintenance, Flight Scheduling, And Mission Planning The 'next evolution' of the F-35 Lightning II's information technology backbone called the Autonomic Lo>[...]

Airbus Forecasts Strong Demand For Air Travel In The Middle East

Delivers First A380 To Qatar Airways Saying Airplane Is 'Ideal' For The Region Airbus has delivered Qatar Airways' first A380, and has used the occasion to tout the airplane as pla>[...]

NBAA Names 2014 Humanitarian Award Recipients

International Jet Aviation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, To Be Honored In Orlando The NBAA is pleased to announce that International Jet Aviation Services of Centennial, CO and the Make>[...]

NASA Seeks America's 'Best And Brightest' For Research Fellowships

Applications Period Open For Space Technology Grants NASA is seeking applications from U.S. graduate students for the agency's Space Technology Research Fellowships. The research g>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC