brake parachute

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brake parachute

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(Aeronautics) a parachute attached to the rear of a vehicle and opened to assist braking. Also called: brake chute, parachute brake or parabrake
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French air force Jaguar A: Dassault Electronique Barax detector-jamming pod, Matra Phimat chaff pod, an IR flare dispenser in the brake chute housing (18 flares) and Alkan 5020 conformal chaff/flare dispenser.