Paracord / Parachute Cord – 750lb Mil-C-5040-H Type IV. This is the actual parachute cord used by the US Military. It is the Best Paracord available to the public and made by a US Governement Certified Manufacturer. This Paracord is rated to 750 pounds (beating the average “550 paracord” by 200 pounds!) Don’t accept weak paracord and/or cheap imports and imitations.