Defence Research and Development
Organisation (DRDO) has developed the P7 Heavy Drop System. It is
capable of para dropping military stores up to 7-ton weight class from
IL 76 aircraft.
The design of this fully indigenous system has been developed by Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment (ADRDE), a Research & Development (R&D) lab of DRDO based in Agra, Uttar Pradesh (UP).
P7 Heavy Drop System system has been made under the Make in India programme. It’s a platform system manufactured by L&T (Larsen & Toubro) while parachutes manufactured by Ordnance Factory.