WASHINGTON, (BM) – The U.S. Army buys T-11 personnel parachute system totaling $249 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
ASNA and Mills Manufacturing Corp have been awarded $249,000,000 contract for the purchase T-11 Personnel Parachute System.
Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of July 22, 2019.
The Non-Maneuverable Canopy (T-11) Personnel Parachute System is the newest personnel parachute system to be adopted by the United States armed forces and the Canadian Army.
The T-11 replaces the T-10, introduced in 1955. The T-11 includes a completely redesigned main and reserve parachute and an integrated harness assembly that is suitable for a wider range of soldier weights than the previous system.
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Source: U.S. DoD