T-10C/T-10D 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
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 T-10C/T-10D 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