Table 2-1. Parachute Repack Interval Schedule.
Repack interval (days)
Troop-Back Static Line
Troop-Back Free Fall
Troop Chest Reserve (except climatic categories 7 & 8)
365 (see note)
Troop Chest Reserve (Climatic categories 7 & 8)
120 (see note)
Ejection-seat, when plastic suspension line stowage tray is used
Ejection-seat, when fabric suspension line stowage tray is used
Emergency-type free back and chest
Cargo and Cargo Extraction
The repack interval for troop chest reserve parachutes is 365 days except in
climatic categories (CC) 7 and 8 (cold/extreme cold per AR 70-38) where the
repack interval is 120 days. When packed, the following provisions for repack will
a. When entering and remaining in CC 7 and 8 repack on next due date or
within 120 days from date of entry whichever comes first.
b. When leaving CC 7 and 8 and remaining in CC 1 through 6 repack at next
due date (120 days from last pack) and thereafter annually.
c. When reserve parachutes from CC 1 through 6 are used in CC 7 and 8 for
less than 120 days, they will remain on the 365 repack interval.