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TSG Associates showcase next-generation stretcher

7th March 2019 - 11:24 GMT | by Lukasz Furmaniak in London

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Amidst the various new technologies on offer at the Security & Counter Terror Expo held in London from 5-6 March 2019, TSG Associates revealed an improved version of the stretcher system currently in use with not only the British Army, but also Dutch Special Forces.

Designed in preparation for a UK MoD tender due later this year, the Xtract SR weighs just over 3kg and is capable of being packed down to a 9”x22” roll. Rated to a capacity of 300kg, a casualty can be mounted in the stretcher in approximately 30 seconds. 

The Xtract SR is designed to cope with casualties who have compromised anatomies, the stretcher also features a cocoon for the patient, so that they can be lifted or even dragged across rough terrain without compromising their care, according ...

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