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DSEI 2017: New parachute safety system unveiled

12th September 2017 - 10:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London

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Airborne Systems North America has unveiled a next-generation safety solution for airborne and special operations forces at DSEI 2017 in London.

The company, which designs low-level and freefall ram-air parachutes for the international military market, has released its Towed Jumper Release System (TJRS) that has been designed to free a towed jumper from aircraft with the deployment of an additional recovery parachute.

The TJRS has been designed to replace legacy solutions currently in service with US Army and British Army airborne forces.

‘Airborne Systems North America developed the TJRS to respond to a market need for a towed jumper release

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