FAST ROPE

Samson Fast rope, manufactured in accordance with MIL-F-44422, is an 8-strand Class I rope suitable for use in Fast Rope Insertion & Extraction (F.R.I.E.S.) as well as other military or defense training applications.

Product Code

257

Specific Gravity

1.38

Fiber (Core/cover)

Polyester

Splice

8-Strand Class I

at Percent of break strength
10% 20% 30%
Elastic Elongation
n/a n/a n/a
Color Options
color-options

Land

In accordance with MIL-F-44422   •   Meets operational requirements for rapid personnel insertion from helicopter into no landing zone areas both land based and ships.   •   Reduction of risk to helicopter and personnel in high threat environments by minimizing time on location.

DIAM.  (INCH) 1 3/4
CIRC.  (INCH) 5 1/2
WEIGHT PER 100 FT.  (LBS) 81.3
MIN. STRENGTH  (LBS) 35,100
DIAM.  (MM) 44
CIRC.  (MM) 132
WEIGHT PER 100 M  (KG) 121
MIN. STRENGTH  (KG) 15,900
ISO 2307 STRENGTH  (METRIC TONS) 17.7

ISO 2307 standard replaces BS EN 919 and ISO 2307:1995 and is for unspliced strengths. All other strength specifications are for spliced rope.

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