I was posting videos and answering questions all over the forum, and feel it would be proper to start a new, dedicated thread.
I'll open it up with few videos, answering most of the questions, and look forward to having discussions down the road.
More info here:
(First video: Russian 76th Airborne (Pskov, Russia),
Spring maneuvers 2010, including BMD drops with MKS (multi-canopy) parachute delivery systems.
Watch "tandem" landing at the very end (tangled parachutes): new definition of "brotherly love"!