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Military parachutes: Observations on Army and Marine Corps acquisition programs | U.S. Government Accountability Office
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Military parachutes: Observations on Army and Marine Corps acquisition programs | U.S. Government Accountability Office

The Army and Marine Corps are looking to spend around $150 million to replace their freefall parachutes as new options come into play. These parachutes are largely used by special operations and reconnaissance troops and usually have a service life of up to 15 years. Both are on track with implementing these new changes, with the Marine Corps having 2025 as the final completion date.

Source: https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-524

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