cargo sling


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cargo sling

A strap, chain, or other material used to hold cargo items securely which are to be hoisted, lowered, or suspended.
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mais also transport personnel and cargo sling or cabin.
The A160T was not designed initially for sling loads, but was the subject of a Cargo Sling Load Testing/Demonstration programme in FY09, jointly funded by Transportation Command, Socom, Joint Forces Command and the US Marine Corps.
Helicopter slingload involves strapping cases of MREs into a cargo sling that hangs from a hook on the bottom of a helicopter as it flies from the supply pickup point to the delivery point.
His elbow and foot were broken when the timber plummeted from a broken cargo sling.
As the machinery was being loaded onto the vessel, the cargo sling broke and the goods were badly damaged.