Defence Research Body Develops Fully Indigenous P7 Heavy Drop System: This method is totally indigenous and being manufactured by L&T.
Defence Research Body Develops Fully Indigenous P7 Heavy Drop System
DRDO has developed P7 Heavy Drop System which is able to para dropping navy shops as much as 7-ton weight class from IL 76 plane.
This method is totally indigenous and being manufactured by L&T who makes the platform system, parachutes manufactured by Ordnance Manufacturing facility, DRDO mentioned.
This method has been made underneath the Make in India programme.
“As a part of obligatory requirement previous to accord Bulk Manufacturing Clearance (BPC), joint group of Indian Military, IAF and ADRDE carried out validation Trials at Agra in the present day, on two techniques, which have been dropped from IL76 ac from an altitude of 600 mtrs at 280 kmph velocity. The shop landed safely with the assistance of cluster of 5 massive dimension parachutes (750 sqm every),” in keeping with a launch by DRDO.
The system could be a pressure multiplier for armed forces, whereas enabling the fast supply of fight retailer within the far off inaccessible areas.
“The system has been manufactured with 100 per cent indigenous ferrous/non ferrous supplies. Engineering textiles for Parachutes have been developed with the newest mixture of Fluorocarbon and Silicon remedy to offer water/oil repellency and improved abrasion resistance,” learn the discharge.
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