a. Fire Starting Equipment
(2) Magnifying glass.
(3) Flint and Steel.
(5) Potassium Permanganate, with container of sugar or anti-freeze.
(6) Prepackaged Tinder.
-Cotton Balls and Petroleum Jelly b. Water Procurement Item.
(1) Water Disinfecting Chemicals.
-Iodine Tablets -Betadine Solution -Iodine Solution -Bleach
(2) Metal Container. (Serves for boiling water)
-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.
*Tie Wire/ Comm Wire
*MRE Cheese Spread, Jelly, or Peanut Butter Package *Fishing Bait -550 Cord for Gill Net and Trap Construction -Engineer/Marking Tape -Sling shot rubber and pouch -Large treble hooks d. Signaling Items
-Pyrotechnics (Smoke, Pen Flares) -Air Panels/ Brightly colored material
-Pyrotechnics (Pen Flares, Star Clusters) -Lights (Flashlight, Strobe, Chemlight) -Whistle -Buzz Saw e. Shelter Items
-Communication wire -Tie wire
(3) Sewing Kit with Needles for construction/repair of clothing.
-poncho -space blanket
(5) Candle. f. First Aid Items
-Steristrips -Adhesive Tape
-Non-stick pads, 4x4's, Gauze, Battle Dressings -Muslin Bandage -Butter flies w/ Super glue
-Salt -Sugar -Eye Wash -Alcohol prep pads -Suture Kit -Scalpel -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.
1. Barry Davies BME, SAS Escape, Evasion, and Survival Manual, 1996.
3. John Wiseman, SAS Survival Guide, 1986.
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