Red Parachute Signal Rocket

Red parachute rocket distress signal. USCG approved.

Features

• Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure
• Performs reliably even after immersion in water
• Features improved grip for easy handling and conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended
• Designed to withstand environmental exposure
• Compact design for easy life-raft stowage

Revere Survival Products are TAA and Buy American qualified*

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Brief description

Long range,day and night distress signalling rocket. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water.

Detailed description

Features improved grip for easy handling and conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended. Rocket propels a red flare attached to a parachute to 300m and burns for 40 seconds. SOLAS requires that 12 rockets are carried on Ships Bridge and 4 rockets are fitted in liferafts and lifeboats. Also used by leisure craft. Designed to withstand exceptional environmentalexposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water, the pull wire ignitor and improved grip provides easy handling. Ejecting a red flare suspended on a parachute at 300m (1000ft), burning for 40 seconds at 30,000 candela.

Product Specifications

Length
295 mm (11.6 inches)

Diameter
32 mm (1.3 inches)

Diameter At Handle
38 mm (1.5 inches)

Weight
270 g (9.5 oz)

Altitude
300 m (984 feet)

Net Explosive Content
84 g (3.0 oz)

Light Color
Red

Light Burn Time Minimum
40 s

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When to Use


For use in day and night long range distress signal situations. To fire: Unscrew red end cap. Hold securely at arms length, vertically above head, turn head away and pull toggle. Rocket is ejected instantaneously with a loud report and slight recoil. Ensure that rocket is not aimed at people or property.

Storage Requirements


Ideally should be stored in the robust, specially designed polybottle, or in a dry, easily accessed location at ambient temperature.

Disposal


Hazardous item! Dispose of responsibly through approved channels in accordance with local regulations.