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The following documents govern HRST safety procedures in the Navy and Marine Corps.  For documents that are restricted, a link to the appropriate website has been included for your convenience. 

                - IATO 2008      

                - IATO 2009      

                - HRST Checklist      

      - MCO 3500.42B, Marine Corps Helicopter / Tilt-rotor Rope Suspension Techniques (HRST) Policy and Program Administration 

              * This is a newly updated publication.  When approved it can be downloaded on the Marine Corps Homepage             

             - MCRP 3.11.4A, Helicopter Rope Suspension Techniques (HRST) Operations


             - TM 72101A-14, Principal Technical Characteristics and Components List of Helicopter Rope Suspension Equipment

             * Marine Corps technical manuals can be obtained by requesting access to the MARCORLOGCOM SharePoint site


POC: 757-444-3520 Ext. 7198 l

*Last Reviewed: March 11, 2015*