Multi-Mission System (MMS)

RAM AIR TACTICAL PARACHUTE SYSTEMS

Fly Farther, Carry More, Land Softly

Overview

The Multi-Mission System (MMS) is the evolution of the RA-1 system to include droguefall capability. It keeps all the existing features of the RA-1 system, such as the bio-contour, magnet riser covers, inspection windows and high altitude seat while allowing the user to choose from a complete set of deployment methods.

mms hi-5 solr navaid gun freefall (6)The MMS can be configured in various modes.

Without a drogue

  • Spring pilot chute with over-the-shoulder ripcord
  • Double-bag static line
  • Hand deploy

With a drogue

  • Self-set drogue
  • Hand-set drogue
  • Static line drogue
  • Release Away Static Line Drogue

The conversion between modes is easy and requires no special tools.

 

Specifications

Specifications for the Hi-5 370 Main

Parachute Type
Elliptical 11 Cell Ram Air

Maximum Deployment Altitude
25,000 ft (7,620 m) AMSL

Canopy
Area: 370 ft² (34 m²)

Minimum Deployment Altitude
3,500 ft (1,067) m) AGL

Maximum All Up Weight

485 lb (220 kg)

Minimum All Up Weight
210 lb (95 kg)

Rate of Descent at 350 lb (159 kg)

7.5 ft/s or 2.3 m/s

Deployment Method
Spring Loaded Pilot Chute
Double Bag Static Line
Bottom of Container Throw Out Chute
Dogue Deployed (MMS)

Glide Ratio
5:1