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Ram Air Parachutes for High Altitude High Opening (HAHO) missions

SMTCOPS, The New French Multi Mission Parachute System

TACTICAL PARACHUTES

Safran Electronics & Defense, Parachute

As a world-class manufacturer of military parachutes, Safran Electronics & Defense designs and produces a complete range of ram-air parachutes. Used worldwide for training and military missions, these parachutes are renowned for their reliability, ease of use, weight-carrying capacity and advanced glide performance.

TACTICAL PARACHUTES

Product Parachutes and protective equipment

Safran Electronics & Defense, Parachute

All our multi-mission parachutes are combat-proven and used in operational missions by many countries

Used for HALO/HAHO missions, our MMS family (multi-mission systems) offers the best performance in its class, especially thanks to our exceptional PHANTOM canopy

MMS (MULTI-MISSION SYSTEMS) family

PHANTOM canopy of the tactical parachute MMS 360

MMS 360 HG (High Glide)

Providing the latest innovations in terms of performance, comfort, safety, security and interoperability, the MMS 360 HG parachute has been designed for HAHO (High Altitude High Opening) and HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) airdrops.

  • PHANTOM 360 glide ratio: 5
  • Maximum deployment altitude: FL 330
  • Maximum gross weight: 210 kg (190 kg recommended in operation)
  • Total weight: 27 kg
  • Opening kit: manual, assisted or automatic drogue, hand deploy, 3 chest ripcords, static line and double bag

SMTCOPS, The New French Multi Mission Parachute System

MMS 400 HG (High Glide)

Last born of the Multi Mission System parachute family, the MMS 400 HG is equipped with the PHANTOM 400® high finesse in sail and reserve, as well as a harness bag designed specifically to meet the requirements of the French Special Operation Forces and Paratroopers (SMTCOPS program).

  • PHANTOM 400® glide ratio: 4.8
  • Maximum deployment altitude: FL 295
  • Maximum gross weight: 440 Ibs (200 kg)
  • Opening kit: manual drogue, hand deploy, 3 different ripcord for static line

Since March 1st, 2022, the MMS 400 HG is the only parachute in the world to be certified by a national civil aviation agency, following high altitude drops at 29 500 ft (10 000m). It thus offers a unique and exceptional level of performance for jumps at very high altitude (HALO/HAHO).

SMTCOPS, The New French Multi Mission Parachute System

MMS 420

MMS 420 is a versatile and modular multi-mission system (tandem or additional load), qualified for very high-altitude airdrops with low or high opening (HALO/HAHO).

  • Main - PHANTOM 400® (glide ratio: 4,8) or BT80 (glide ratio: 3.2)
  • Reserve - BT80-420 glide ratio: 2.7
  • Maximum deployment altitude: FL 250
  • Maximum gross weight: 210 kg
  • Total weight: 29 kg (+ additional passenger or payload)
  • Opening kit: manual and automatic drogue, hand deploy, 3 different ripcord for static line and double bag

SMTCOPS, The New French Multi Mission Parachute System

MMS 533

The only parachute system fully qualified for a load up to 295 kg.

  • 533 glide ratio: 3.2
  • Maximum deployment altitude: FL 250
  • Maximum gross weight used with a bundle: 295 kg
  • Maximum gross weight in tandem version: 270 kg
  • Total weight: 30 kg
  • Opening kit: manual, assisted or automatic drogue

SMTCOPS, The New French Multi Mission Parachute System

LLS BT380

The ultimate multi-mission parachute, specially designed for very low-altitude airdrops.

  • BT 380 M canopy
  • Minimum deployment altitude: FL 015
  • Maximum deployment altitude: FL 120
  • Maximum gross weight: 190 kg
  • Total weight: 27 kg
  • Opening kit: double bag

PARACHUTE FROM TRAINING TO OPERATIONAL MISSIONS

LEGEND M parachute

LEGEND M

LEGEND M is designed for providing all jump configurations to follow the paratrooper from his initial training to his operational missions.

  • Canopy: Prima 230 / 240 / 260 (glide ratio: 2.2)
  • Maximum deployment altitude: FL 120
  • Maximum gross weight: 130 kg
  • Total weight: 17 kg
  • Opening kit: static line, hip mounted plastic ripcord, hand deploy, BOC plastic ripcord, BOC hand deployed pilot chute

BOC = Bottom Of Container

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