Figure 3-4. Folding aluminum litter.
POLELESS, SEMIRIGID LITTER
The poleless, semirigid litter (figure 3-5) is normally used to evacuate casualties
in mountainous areas or from ships. The litter holds the casualty securely in place
while he is being lowered or raised in a vertical position.
a. Components. The poleless, semirigid litter consists of:
A bed of semi-rigid cotton duck cloth with wooden supports.
(2) Four webbing handles, two at each end, which are grasped by the litter
squad when performing a litter carry.