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Army’s New Parachute

by James Joyner on 29 August 2009

TweetBack in the days when men were men, Army paratroopers jumped with ‘chutes like the T-10 Charlie or the Dash One Bravo. Now, they’ve switched to wimpy little ‘chutes that provide soft landings. Nathan Hodge: Today’s soldiers are weighed down with a ton of gear, and the Army wanted a new parachute that could carry [...]

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