ATLAS POWERED ASCENDER (APA-3)


Atlas Devices’ APA-3 is a powerful battery powered rope ascender ideal for powered vertical human ascent. Using power tool-like design, the APA-3 can haul single person live loads for VBSS, rescue, and other tactical access applications.

Atlas Devices’ APA-3 is a powerful battery powered rope ascender that is ideal for vertical human and payload ascent.  It’s power tool-like design can haul single person live loads for VBSS, rescue, and other tactical access applications.  With a squeeze of the trigger, the user has full control of the system.

Certified for full operational use by the US Army Test and Evaluation Command, the system can haul lauds up to 350 lbs (159 kg) at rates over 4 ft/sec (1.2m/sec) effortlessly.  The system operates with standard climbing equipment and techniques.

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