Rothco's high quality nylon paracord is the real deal. Originally used by the military, this durable, lightweight cord is ideal for any survival situation and fits great inside a Bug Out Bag. Parachute Cord is also ideal for making bracelets, key-chains and other rope accessories. Built to specification by a US Government Contractor, and available in a number of colors, this paracord features a 7 strand core with 100% nylon sheath and a diameter of 5/32 features. This product is proudly made in the USA and is GSA compliant.