The Slide-Lok Helicopter Rescue Hook is compatible with all helicopter rescue hoists. Forged from stainless steel, the “Slide-Lok” hook has a working load limit of 3,000 lbs. and exceeds military specifications for rescue hooks. The patented “Slide-Lok” mechanism prevents accidental opening and is easily operated with one hand. Its streamlined design eliminates snag hazards and its large bail accommodates multiple rings of different sizes. Designed to be operated safely in the locked or unlocked position. When in the locked position, the dynamic roll-out is prevented.
This is the hook of choice for the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army Special Operations. Weight: 1.46 lbs.
United States Patent #6,363,589