Figure 7-5. Cradle drop drag.
Section II. SKED AND IMPROVISED LITTERS
The SKED litter (made by SKEDCO, Incorporated) is a compact and lightweight
transport system used to evacuate a casualty over land. It can also be used to rescue a
casualty in water. A SKED litter is illustrated in figure 7-6. Note the four handholds.
Also note the dragline at the head of the litter.
Figure 7-6. SKED litter.
a. Prepare the SKED.
Remove the SKED litter from its pack and place it on the ground.
Unfasten the retainer strap.