fast-roping - definition and synonyms

noun

or Fast Rope Insertion Extraction System (FRIES)

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a technique for going down a thick rope, used for example by soldiers descending from helicopters

    When helicopters can't touch down, but need to offload personnel, two options are fast-roping and rappelling.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/06/2015