TM 10-1670-277-23&P 0004 00
28-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO EXTRACTION PARACHUTE
ASSEMBLING THE 28-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO EXTRACTION PARACHUTE
THIS TASK COVERS:
Parachute canopy in proper layout on packing table or other suitable
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Knife (Item 5, WP 0056 00)
When the parachute is received from the supply activity and before it is
packed for use, the components must be assembled. This must be
accomplished during the la yout of the parachute (WP 0011 00, Preparing
the Parachute for Proper Layout). If, in assembling components, any
component is found to be defective, the parachute must be processed
for repair. Place components on a packing table and obtain proper
layout of canopy assembly; assemble as follows:
Attaching Deployment Bag
1. 28-Foot Diameter Extraction Parachute Packed for Dual Row.
a. Cut a suitable length of double ¼-inch cotton webbing for use as a canopy break cord tie.
b. Pass the canopy vent loop (bridle loop) through the deployment bag end slot.
c. Pass the double length of ¼-inch cotton webbing through the canopy bridle loop and around the
deployment bag bridle straps. Secure webbing above the deployment bag bridle straps with a
surgeons knot and a locking knot. Ensure this break cord tie is tight.