a. Fire Starting Items.
(2) Magnifying glass.
(3) Flint and Steel.
(5) Potassium Permanganate, with a container of sugar or antifreeze.
(6) Prepackaged Tinder. -Commercially Manufactured -Cotton Balls and Petroleum Jelly b. Water Procurement Items
(1) Water Disinfecting Chemicals. -Iodine Tablets
-Betadine Solution -Iodine Solution
(2) Metal Container. (Serves for boiling water) -Canteen Cup
-Survival Kit Container -Any Suitable can that contained no petroleum products.
(3) Water Carrying Items. -Canteen -Plastic Bag
-Plastic/Metal/Glass Container which contained no petroleum products.
c. Food Procurement Items
-Various sized hooks -Various sized sinkers/weights -Metal leaders and swivels -Small weighted jigs -Fishing line
-Think about the size of fish for that environment when selecting weights and sizes.
*Commercially Manufactured *Aircraft Cable *Tie Wire
*MRE Cheese Spread or Peanut Butter Package -550 Cord for Gill Net and Trap Construction -Engineer/Marking Tape -Sling shot rubber and pouch d. Signaling Items
-Pyrotechnics (Smoke, Pen Flares) -Air Panels
-Pyrotechnics (Pen Flares, Star Clusters) -Lights (Flashlight, Strobe, Chemlight) -Whistle e. Shelter Items
-Communication wire -Tie wire
(3) Sewing Kit with Needles for construction/repair of clothing.
-space blanket -plastic trash bags f. First Aid Items
(1) Band-Aids. -Steristrips -Adhesive Tape
-Non-stick pads, 4x4's, Gauze, Battle Dressings -Muslin Bandage
(2) Ointments. -Burn
(3) Miscellaneous. -Salt
-Alcohol prep pads
-Vile of Yarrow g. Miscellaneous items.
(1) Fingernail clippers.
(3) Notebook with pen or pencil.
(4) Wood eye screws and nails.
(5) Surgical tubing.
Note: It is assumed that the Marine is always carrying a high quality fixed bladed knife, a multi-tool knife, and a sharpening stone.
2. Barry Davies BME, SAS Escape Evasion and Survival Manual, 1996.
3. John Wiesman, SAS Survival Guide, 1986.
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