Rast


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Rast

An archaic Norwegian unit of length approximately equivalent to nine kilometers.
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Health care providers must be aware of the limitations of the RAST test and the importance of clinical history in screening for of diagnosing latex allergy.
The RAST system continues to prove its superior capabilities and best value.
The RAST system is a state-of-the-art deck handling solution for shipboard helicopter operations and is currently in use by a number of navies around the world including those of the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Spain and Taiwan.
The underlying securities remaining in RAST 2004-R1 consist of RAST Series 2003-A9 classes A1 (rated 'AAA/LS1'; Outlook Stable), A5 (rated 'AAA/LS1'; Outlook Stable), and A7 (rated 'AAA/LS1; Outlook Stable).
RAST is a helicopter handling system which fully integrates all of the functions required to safely operate and stow large ship-borne helicopters.
The RAST system assists the pilot in landing the SH-2G(A) in heavy seas by securing the aircraft to the deck immediately on landing and provides an automated means for traversing the aircraft from the landing deck into the hangar.