poleless

poleless

(ˈpəʊllɪs)
adj
without a pole
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The falcon litter is well worth the extra weight, as it allowed us to transport casualties with ease, as opposed to the unbalanced, poleless litter which takes much longer to transport casualties with.
We brought a poleless litter in one of the rucksacks.
Whether you go poleless, single-poled or double-poled, these are just hillwalking variations.
magnetized compass needle points north, while its poleless counterpart
* Mortars carry a poleless litter: This allows up to 25 rounds of 60mm ammunition to be laid within the litter, strap the litter closed, and two men within the mortar section (with some extra effort) can move the rounds that had been dropped but not fired back to the parent element.
There are many existing poleless or SKEDCO type litters within the Army supply system, and units need to purchase and keep them at the platoon level.