TM 10-1670-272-23&P 0002 00
MC1-1B/MC1-1E TROOP BACK PARACHUTE ASSEMBLY
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES
A summary of the characteristics, capabilities and features of the equipment is contained in the following
Characteristics. Provides a capability to deliver an airborne soldier, and individual equipment, from an
aircraft in flight, for a vertical assault on the enemy.
Capabilities and Features:
Limited in operation to winds of 13-knots at
Capable of supporting 360-pounds.
Complete assembly weight:
Components of the system:
Canopy assembly. Deployment bag. Pack tray.
Harness assembly. Risers. Universal Static Line.
LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
The following subparagraphs contain locations and descriptions of major components.
Canopy. The MC1-1B/MC1-1E parachute canopy has a 3¾-inch mesh anti-inversion net attached to the
skirt of the canopy. The net extends 18-inches below the canopy skirt. The canopy has two vent line
centering loops and an orifice cut out to give forward movement for directional control.
Suspension Line Numbering
Viewed From Connector Links
(As Shown In Proper Layout)