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28-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO EXTRACTION PARACHUTE
This manual provides unit and direct support (DS) maintenance instructions for the 28-Foot Diameter,
Cargo Extraction Parachute NSN 1670-00-040-8135. This manual also provides a Repair Parts and
Special Tools List (RPSTL), located in WP 0057 00 through WP 0061 00.
28-Foot Diameter, Cargo Extraction Parachute, Deployed
Equipment Name. 28-Foot Diameter, Cargo Extraction Parachute.
Purpose of Equipment. The parachute provides force to extract an airdrop load from the aircraft.
MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed
by DA Pam 738-750 The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS), as contained in
Maintenance Management Update. Air Force personnel will use AFR 66-1 for maintenance reporting and
TO-00-35D54 for unsatisfactory equipment reporting. Navy personnel will report maintenance performed
utilizing the Maintenance Data Collection Subsystem (MDCS) IAW OPNAVINST 4790.2, Vol. 3 and
unsatisfactory material/conditions (UR submissions) IAW OPNAVINST 4790.2, Vol. 2, chapter 17.
Reporting of Item and Packaging Discrepancies. Fill out and forward SF 364 (Report of Discrepancy
(ROD)) as prescribed in AR 735-11-2/DLAR 414-.55/SECNAVINST 4355.18/AFR 400-54/MCO 4430.3J.
Transportation Discrepancy Report (TDR) (SF 361). Fill out and forward Transportation Discrepancy
Report (TDR) (SF 361) as prescribed in Reporting of Transportation Discrepancies in Shipments AR 55-
38/NAVUSPINST 4610.33C/AFR 75-18/MCO P4610.19D/DLAR 4500.15.
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR)
If the design of your 28-Foot Diameter, Cargo Extraction Parachute needs improvement, let us know.
Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you dont like about your
equipment. Let us know why you dont like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Product
Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to: Commander, U.S. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical
Command, ATTN: AMSSB-RIM-E (N), Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760-5052. Navy-Submit NAVSEA
Form 4160/1 (REV 2-99) to Commander, NSDSA Code 5E30, NAVSURFCENDIV, 4363 Missle Way, Port
Hueneme, CA 93043-4307. A reply will be furnished directly to you.