Accession Number : AD0804477

Title :   EVALUATION - LITTER DEVICES, HELICOPTER HOISTING OPERATIONS (ACA-2/67).

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY CONCEPT TEAM IN VIETNAM APO SAN FRANCISCO 96384

Personal Author(s) : Hatch, Merrill G.

Report Date : 19 DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The purpose of this evaluation was to determine the operational suitability of a prototype litter device. This lifting device was designed to provide a means for screening and protecting a casualty from further injury, due to scraping against trees or rocks, while being hoisted to a helicopter.

Descriptors :   (*HELICOPTER HOISTS, CASUALTIES), EVACUATION, WOUNDS AND INJURIES, SAFETY, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, VIETNAM, MILITARY PERSONNEL.

Subject Categories : Helicopters

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE