Currently in use with US Coast Guard and Navy, the Quick Strop is available to all rescue activities. Constructed of MIL-SPEC webbing and stainless steel hardware, the strop provides a quick, safe means of hoisting uninjured personnel. Designed to be placed under the arms and around the back. Rescue personnel can slide the Strop over the head of the survivor and into place in a single quick motion. To prevent the survivor from slipping out, a friction buckle is slid down the Strop and attached to an adjustable safety strap (stowed in rear zipper pocket). Instructions and pictorials are printed on the Strop. NSN 4240-01-545-6722.
Approved for US Coast Guard use and by NAVAIR.
Update: The United States Army has approved this device per the Airworthiness Release (AWR) for Rescue Hoist Equipment on UH/HH-60 Helicopters (AWR 980).