DN - Defence Notes

TSG Associates showcase next-generation stretcher

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


Save this for later

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 ...

Want to read more?

Premium news content is only available to Shephard Plus subscribers or Online News subscribers

Back to News

Share to