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A Drop Canister is a device that can hold a single heavy weapon, along with bipod or tripod and ammunition, or a comparable amount of equipment, delivered via grav-chute to a squad in the field. The canister is heavily reinforced, and together with the decreased velocity accorded by the grav-chute array, drop canisters can be relied on to deliver equipment even in the harsh conditions of battle. A drop canister can be used to deliver arms and equipment to a unit already in position, or alongside troops deploying by grav chute. A notable user of drop canisters is the Elysian Drop Troopers who refer to the canisters as Coffins, as their size and shape allow them to be used as improvised funerary caskets.[1][2]