This is a new collapsible grappling hooks issued to the US military. These grappling hooks were used to grab things from a safe distance and things you just can’t reach easily. With three collapsible arms that lock into a spring loaded plate the grappling hook is easy to store and deploy. The grappling hook comes with a D ring on top for attaching rope or cord. Manufacturer ratings state that the grappling hook can hold up to 1650 lbs on a single arm! This is a great tool for any outdoorsman or military enthusiast.