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Military FRC Kit

The Jason’s Cradle® FRC Kits are proven to aid in the safe and speedy recovery of man-overboard in the preferred horizontal position. They are currently in service globally with most Navies’ and are considered a vital piece of safety equipment.

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JC104 – Recommended Installation

JC107 – SOLAS Type Approval

JC110 – Rescue Procedure

JC119 – Servicing Guidelines

Useful Information

The FRC kit consists of a Jason’s Cradle® with stowage bag and a fixing kit for both sides of the vessel. Fixings options available for RIBS (hypalon D-ring patches) or for hard hull (pad eyes.)

In deployment the Jason’s Cradle forms a non-collapsible scoop. The casualty is guided into the unit and is retrieved by rolling up and onto the craft in the medically preferred horizontal position. The rigid construction and special design give the operator a mechanical advantage during the lift.

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Jason’s Cradle® – Military FRC Kit

Kit Contents:

  • 2MM-JCFRC031401 NSN: 2090-99-290-6306 – Jason’s Cradle® – 2000mm long by 530mm wide (Weight 12kg) – 4 ‘D’ Ring Patches & Bag.
  • 2MM-JCFRC041501 NSN: 2090-99-709-0889 – Jason’s Cradle® – 2140mm long by 710mm wide (Weight 17kg) – 4 ‘D’ Ring Patches & Bag.
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Product Details

Main Uses

Casualty Recovery, Body Recovery, Diver Support, Boarding Ladder


Available in either 530mm or 710mm width options.

Technical Specification

  • Rungs: – Delrin 100T High Tensile Plastic
  • Centre/End Caps: – Polyethylene LDPE & HDPE
  • 316 Marine Grade Stainless Steel Link Components
  • Stainless Steel Fasteners Used Throughout
  • Fixing Clips Breaking Load 3200kg
  • SOLAS Certification
  • Tensile tested in excess of one metric tonne (2,205lbs)