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Throw Bags

AEL Category: 03. CBRNE Operational and Search and Rescue Equipment

AEL Title: Bag, Throw

AEL Number: 03WA-02-BAGT

SAVER Project: Throw Bags

Throw bags are lightweight bags with a line that can be thrown at a target during swift water rescue operations. Responders use throw bags to reach victims during water rescue operations.

Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional documents: Focus Group Report, Market Survey Report, and Assessment Report on Throw Bags.

Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Throw Bags for Water Rescue Highlight (January 2008) PDF 267.16 KB 08/15/2016
Throw Bags Summary (November 2008) PDF 1.61 MB
Last Updated: 01/31/2023
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