extraction parachute
An auxiliary parachute designed to release and extract and deploy cargo from aircraft in flight and deploy cargo parachutes. See also gravity extraction.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • extraction parachute — ištraukiamasis parašiutas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pagalbinis parašiutas atlaisvinti ir iš skrendančio orlaivio ištraukti bei išskleisti krovinio parašiutus. atitikmenys: angl. extraction parachute pranc. parachute extracteur …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • parachute extracteur — ištraukiamasis parašiutas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pagalbinis parašiutas atlaisvinti ir iš skrendančio orlaivio ištraukti bei išskleisti krovinio parašiutus. atitikmenys: angl. extraction parachute pranc. parachute extracteur …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • gravity extraction — The extraction of cargoes from the aircraft by influence of their own weight. See also extraction parachute …   Military dictionary

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  • Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System — M551 Sheridan wird aus einer C 130 Hercules abgeworfen Das Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System (LAPES) (engl.: Fallschirm Herausziehen in geringer Höhe) ist eine militärische Methode, um aus einem Starrflügler Lasten abzusetzen, wenn eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • low-altitude parachute extraction system — A low level, self contained system capable of delivering heavy loads into an area where air landing is not feasible from an optimum aircraft wheel altitude of 5 to 10 feet above ground level. One or more platforms may be dropped. Also called… …   Military dictionary

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