Marines 550 paracord is yellow and red with black X's (Polyester/Nylon). Made in USA.
Type III 550 Paracord is the commercial version of Mil Spec 550 Parachute Cord also known as Mil Spec Paracord or Mil Spec 550 Paracord. This Poly/Nylon 550 cord is smooth and pliable which makes it nice to handle. The high 550 lb. tensile strength gives it superior strength and durability. It resists rot, mold, mildew and UV damage. Assorted solid, Multi and camouflage colors available. The many uses it has includes making keychains, lanyards, belts, slings, hammocks, shoe laces, gear repairs, survival bracelets and projects only limited by the imagination.
Paracord (Para Cord) 550 lb. minimum tensile strength Diameter of approximately 4.0mm (5/32”) 7 - 2 ply cabled inner nylon strands Mold, mildew, rot and UV resistant Color will not bleed Polyester 32 strand woven outer sheath Not a life line Made in USA Manufactured by Atwood Rope MFG