Safety Officer's Invention Saves Humvee-Trapped Soldiers
Photo Credit: Spc. Chris McCann
A Humvee door is pulled off during a demonstration of the Rat Claw, a flat, steel hook developed by Bill Del Solar, safety officer for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Del Solar developed the Rat Claw to aid in extraction of Soldiers from Humvees when the doors are damaged or wedged shut.
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