|Combat Casualty Blanket
by NASA for space exploration,
this is pretty much a standard top-end rescue blanket, but in OD instead of
by outdoor enthusiasts and SAR teams, this by-product of super insulating
materials was originally developed by MPI for NASA and adopted by the US
government for medical applications. It's small enough to fit in your
pack, yet opens to a full 5' x 7' size.
This is a standard CASEVAC blanket used for hypothermia
control in combat casualties. Not the thin Mylar stuff, but a real survival
blanket with corner grommets and is way better than a
standard Mylar space blanket, and is even better than most modern "adventure"
emergency thermal bivy, as the grommets and form provide SO many uses and
Lightweight and strong, this is a tool that can save
your life and will last a long time given proper care. This is an essential
piece of survival kit that no one should be without!
This multipurpose windproof,
waterproof blanket serves many purposes; as a lightweight insulator with a
sleeping system or as a standalone cover,
as a tarp, blanket, water
collector, or even use the reflective silver side as a signaling device due to
it's ability to maintain it's high
visibility state in the wild.
piece of survival gear helps provide warmth, comfort and protection
from the elements while as it's flexible to minus 12°F, and can
reflect back 80-90% of body heat utilizing super insulation proven
in space missions.
Lightweight at 12 ounces and an easy
addition to car and home emergency kits, the Combat Casualty Blanket
is a smart buy for preparedness enthusiasts.
||This blanket has
many uses and advantages over other gear options:
- This can provide
a decent "bivy-shelter" (over top half of bivy).
- This blanket
will also make a great ground-cloth (under a tent, bag, or bivy)
- Can keep your
butt or knees dry.
rain or dew and funnel that into a container.
- Can be used
almost any way that a tarp or poncho can.
- Can be tied it into a GI poncho with
liner to make a "Ranger Taco"
- One (or TWO!) of
these and two (milspec snap) ponchos, a few bundles of P-cord
and a knife, and one can make an almost unlimited number of
shelter formats and greatly increase your comfort, in the cold
|ASTROLAR® reinforcing fabric is a four ply
laminate of clear polyethylene film, a precise vacuum deposition of pure
aluminum, a special reinforcing fabric and a layer of colored
that provides up to 50% more tear and
makes this a
waterproof, soil resistant, compact and
reflective, thermal, all
weather emergency blanket a life saving tool
that is fully edge bound
with sturdy stitched nylon finished edges
and is grommeted at all corners, which, at
84 x 60 inches,
makes it the "ideal outdoor safety
blanket", for personal protection, ground covers, boating, hiking, sight
visibility, emergency tarp or shelter, and signaling device.
- All Weather Blanket
- Lightweight (lighter
than a poly-tarp).
- Durable (about as
durable as a poly-tarp).
- Windproof / Waterproof
- Moisture resistant
- Easy to clean
- Shelter from elements
- Provides warmth, comfort and protection
- Made of super sturdy 4 ply ASTROLAR®
- Super Insulator For Warmth And Protection
- Reflects And Retains up to 80% - 90%
of your Body Heat
- Corner Grommets.
- Reflective emergency signal from
Aluminized Material metal surface
- Radar Reflective
- Fairly compactable
(but you have to fold &/or roll it, NOT stuff it)
- Dimensions: 84 X 60 inches / 2.14 x 1.52m.
- Weight: 12 oz.
- Color: Olive Drab to Silver
- Made in USA.