TANDEM AND TTB RESERVE
9-cell medium aspect ratio, ram-air canopy ideally suited to the tandem and TTB role with exceptional safety and performance history.
Vigorously tested and approved to support heavy weights normally associated with operators jumping with full combat equipment both in a dual-personnel role as well as TTB missions.
The manufacturer’s standard approved exit weight (AUW) is 650 lb (295 kg) with several special mission units authorizing the VR’s operational capability at 900 lb (408 kg) with the Tandem Tethered Bundle (TTB). Many military groups around the world use the VR-421 in the SOV3-TS System.
The VR-421 Military Tandem Reserve Canopy is a 9-cell, medium aspect ratio ram-air canopy ideally suited to the tandem and Tandem Tethered Bundle (TTB) role. The VR was designed to meet the critical operational demands of heavy military tandem applications and has an exceptional safety and performance history.
Given the unique nature of military tandems, the VR-421 was vigorously tested and approved by Natick RD&E, the U.S. Army’s test center for personnelparachuteequipment. The VR is ideally suited to support the heavy weights normally associated with operators jumping with full combat equipment both in the dual-personnel role as well as the tethered tandem bundle mission.
As a result, the VR-421 is the most trusted military tandem reserve canopy in use around the world today.