The special stretcher is installed cross-ways over the rear cargo-platform. It can accommodate the injured patient on either a vacuum-mattress or a backboard, and it is provided with a special shock absorbing system to prevent vibrations and shocks to the patient even in cases of severe spinal-trauma (which is the typical injury that in the past required helicopter support).
The SRK has an electronic leveling system which keeps the stretcher in a horizontal position throughout the complete hill descent, independent of the pitch of the snowmobile, increasing the comfort and the safety of the patient. The stretcher is protected by a roll-over guard (ROPS) and a sturdy perimeter frame integrated with the stretcher.
The SRK is supplied complete with warning signals (optical and acoustic) to increase visibility on the slopes throughout the whole rescue operation. The stretcher can easily and quickly be installed and removed from the machine, allowing to use it for other purpose (grooming, transporting people and cargo, etc) when rescue operations are not needed.
Thanks to the SRK, any rescue-team will finally have a safe, quick and effective rescue machine specially designed for this purpose. According to several tests made in cooperation with professional rescue-teams, the SRK's performance exceeds any other rescue-device (i.e.: the traditional toboggans behind skier or behind snowmobiles).