About Us

Airborne Systems is the world’s most trusted resource for parachute design and manufacturing. We have a foundation of nearly 100 years of designing, developing, and fabricating parachutes. With the expertise of highly skilled engineers, craftsmen, and aerospace and defense professionals, we have gone beyond our company’s original founding principle of landing aviators safely, to using advanced technology to develop a diverse range of products for all kinds of applications and missions. Our company creates and manufactures best-in-class parachutes for the military; GPS precision guided cargo delivery systems; low cost cargo delivery parachutes; parachute releases; personnel and cargo systems; rescue and survival equipment; space and air vehicle recovery systems; and deceleration systems for high-performance aircrafts.

Providing renowned high-performance and quality products to global aerospace and military markets, as well as engineering design services, is what Airborne Systems is all about. We continue to build on our innovative accomplishments with an uncompromising commitment to provide best-in-class parachute products and services to our customers worldwide. Every day, we create value for our customers by changing and adding capabilities throughout the organization, from systems engineering and creative design, to project management and manufacturing, using the latest technological tools.

We are committed to high performance, superior quality, and technology-leading innovation as our contribution to the success of our customers’ missions.

Please see below a summary of our code of ethics. Airborne Systems Group full ethical policy is available to our customers, suppliers and investors on request, please follow the link below.


The Airborne Systems Code of Ethics outlines expected behavior for all Airborne Systems employees, members of the Board of Directors, Officers, agents, consultants, contract labor, or others, when they are representing or acting for the corporation.

Airborne Systems will conduct its business fairly, impartially, in an ethical and proper manner, and in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. In conducting its business, integrity must underlie all company relationships, including those with customers, suppliers, communities and among employees. Employees will not engage in conduct or activity that may raise questions as to the company’s honesty, impartiality, reputation or otherwise cause embarrassment to the company. Those subject to this Code will ensure that they comply with this Code of Ethics.

Each employee agrees that he or she:

Will not engage in any activity that might create a conflict of interest for Airborne Systems or for themselves individually.

Will not take advantage of their Airborne Systems position to seek personal gain through the inappropriate use of Airborne Systems or non-public information or abuse their position. This includes avoiding insider trading or other self-dealing activities.

Will follow all restrictions on use and disclosure of confidential information. This includes following all requirements for protecting Airborne Systems limited-access data or proprietary information and also ensuring that non-Airborne Systems proprietary information is used and disclosed only as authorized by the owner of the information or as otherwise permitted by law.

Will observe that fair dealing is the foundation for all transactions and interactions.

Will protect all company customer and supplier assets and use them only for appropriate company approved activities.

Without exception, will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Will promptly report any illegal conduct to the Compliance Officer or other appropriate Airborne Systems management person.

Please be aware that it is improper for any employee to do through a third person what he or she is prohibited from doing directly. Every employee has the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, and report suspected violations of this Code. Retaliation against employees who come forward to raise genuine concerns will not be tolerated.

Thank you for visiting our website. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of Information:

We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill you specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.

Cookie/Tracking Technology:

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information:

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security:

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Privacy Contact Information:

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

By email: sales@airborne-sys.com

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.

Who we are

Engineering High Performance Aerial Delivery Systems

At Airborne Systems, we engineer and manufacture high-quality, high-performance personnel and cargo aerial delivery systems and related products for the military. We also have a strong presence in the humanitarian and space & recovery industries. For nearly a century, we have set the standard for capability, quality and performance with our world-class engineering, manufacturing, training and service.

Hundreds of Man-Years of Design and Engineering Experience

Each facility within the Airborne Systems group has a team of experienced engineers, technicians and staff who bring their combined experience to every product request, regardless of their sizes. Our renowned design innovation and engineering expertise provide reliable, practical and creative solutions to customer requirements. Having this deep knowledge base means we can provide rapid, cost effective selection or creation of the right design for your requirements.

Expert Workmanship

We know that someone’s life depends on every product we make. You can count on Airborne Systems to develop products that meet or exceed the most rigid quality standards. We use the latest fabrics to optimize fit-weight, aerodynamics and structural performance. Expert workmanship is applied to every product that leaves our factories. Every aspect of production is done with meticulous attention from measuring, cutting, stitching, gluing, and metal forging to precision assembly. This craftsmanship has been the trademark of our reputation and inspired the confidence that customers place in our products.


Engineering Quality into Every Product

Our reputation for quality is a result of many factors, from expertise and experience to understanding fabric characteristics and the practical use of every product; from its initial concept through design, development and production.

Engineering Services – We bring the most experienced team of engineers in the industry to the table. They are dedicated to providing innovative, high-performance solutions that are the best in their class. Our engineering services include:

Product customization

  • Fabric design
  • System engineering
  • Systems analysis
  • Mechanical design
  • Control systems
  • Product testing
  • Program management
  • Rigging and packing
  • Logistics

Purchase Order Clauses

Quality Control

The Purchase Order Quality Clauses document describes in detail the contract requirements for Airborne Systems Purchase Order Quality Codes. All goods shall be manufactured and tested containing new and unused components and materials. All inspection and test equipment shall be suitable to demonstrate conformance, be in a known state of calibration, and capable of providing valid measurements. Packing lists, Certifications, and Test Reports shall accompany goods and must be received prior to acceptance of goods. Airborne Systems reserves the right to inspect and test all items prior to acceptance.

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The Airborne Advantage

Highest On-Time Delivery

Meeting or exceeding our customers’ delivery expectations is an integral part of the way we do business. Through modern work flow processes and proven scheduling methods, we have earned our reputation for meeting deadlines.

Responsive Technical Support

Customers worldwide value our ability to follow through after delivery, providing continuity of program knowledge and a flexible “can do” response in tracking equipment and monitoring performance.

Competitive Pricing

Cost improvement programs and manufacturing processes are continually adopted at each of our factories to ensure that they continue to remain competitive.

Pre- and Post-Sales Support

Our engineers, technicians and trainers bring added value though their involvement in the concept, explanation, problem solving and decision process, fielding, training and service life of every product.

Customers & Markets We Serve

Airborne Systems delivers innovative solutions to achieve mission success in diverse environments and conditions for U.S. and allied military forces and special operations worldwide, state and local governments, emergency first-responders, humanitarian organizations, and aerospace.