Published at 16:00 on 26.03.2020

by Balkantel Team

Balkantel Ltd. won a tender for the supply of 30 brake parachute systems KB-5, equivalent to PTK-29SK, to the Bulgarian Air Force. The contract was signed on March 25, 2020. The first part of the agreement was implemented in June. At that time, 10 of the agreed brake parachute systems were delivered to Vrazhdebna Airport. The second stage of the contract ended at the end of September. By September 30th, the remaining 20 parachute braking systems had been delivered. The KB-5 brake parachute systems, manufactured by Spekon GmbH, Germany, are designed to operate in the MiG-29 aircraft. Operation of the parachute braking systems covers speeds from 180 km/h to 310 km/h.