The TSOP is able to provide assault teams with a safe and stable external platform. As well as giving them a tactical advantage in high-stress situations. It can also be used as a sniper platform, and it can be equipped with a Fast Rope/Rappel attachment for quick insertion of a tactical team. Additionally, it can be used in search and rescue operations or as an external cargo mount.
The Special Operations Platform is quick to install and requires no tools or modification to the aircraft. It has a lightweight, aerodynamic design and is built to ensure improved mission safety. The Tyler Special Operations Platform is available in multiple platform models designed to be compatible with different aircraft.
The Tyler Special Operations Platform for the AS-350 helicopter bench is attached to the aircraft landing gear by two clamps per gear. With as little as two people this platform can be installed in five minutes. The bench itself consists of a set of tubular frame members composed of steel and four aluminum-mounting brackets per bench. A set of pins provides further security to the mount clamp bolts. When not in use, the helicopter platform can be stowed in a vertical position. This model has a maximum weight per bench of 500 pounds and is primarily compatible with the Eurocopter model AS-350 B aircraft, but can also be used with a number of similar models.
The TSOP MD-500 helicopter platform, which is attached to the lip of the aircraft's aft flooring and is positioned by an attachment at the jack points, is built to be installed by two people in fewer than five minutes. The helicopter bench itself consists of multiple tubular frame members composed of steel and is built to be compatible with the model MD-500D helicopter, as well as multiple similar models. The maximum weight per bench for this model is 500 pounds.
The TSOP for the BH-407 model of helicopter bench is attached to the aircraft landing gear by a total of four clamps, two clamps per gear. The platforms are designed for installation by two people in fewer than five minutes as well. The helicopter bench itself consists of four aluminum-mounting brackets per platform and a set of tubular frame members composed of aluminum. A set of PIP pins is used in order to provide further security for the mount clamp bolts. This platform model was built to be compatible with the Bell model B 407 helicopter, as well as the Bell model 206 L1 and a number of similar models. It has a maximum payload of 600 pounds per platform with no more than 300 pounds over a single attachment point.