The new twin-engine helicopter is specially equipped with high-frequency radios, emergency flotation gear, fast roping, cargo sling
, search light, and electro-optical systems to perform critical missions including search and rescue, medical evacuation, maritime patrol and law enforcement.
Kratos' Aircrew Training Center incorporates state-of-the-art virtual reality and projection aircrew training devices to train warfighters in the skills needed for mission readiness, such as aerial gunnery, search and rescue hoist training, and cargo sling
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.