FM 4-20.107: AIRDROP DERIGGING AND RECOVERY PROCEDURES
Official US Army Field Manual in Acrobat PDF file format.
This manual gives the latest approved doctrine for derigging, recovery, and evacuation of airdrop supplies and equipment. It is to be used by acting recovery NCOICs or OICs for a unit receiving airdrop supplies. This manual provides critical instructions for recovery of airdrop supplies and equipment. The instructions include: derigging, recovery, and evacuation responsibilities; identification of airdrop items and components; methods of collecting and handling parachutes and related airdrop equipment for recovery and evacuation; derigging and recovery support requirements; and derigging and recovery under special conditions.
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