Survival kit : Special Air Service Regiment

Unit Special Air Service Regiment
Place Asia: Afghanistan
Accession Number REL30513.003
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Personal Equipment
Physical description Plastic; Metal; Nylon; Foodstuffs; Medicine
Maker Bob Cooper Outdoor Education Pty Ltd
Place made Australia
Date made c 2001-2002
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-
Description

Small personal survival kit. This kit contains band-aids, alcohol patches, paracetamol capsules, water purification tablets, a glucodin tablet, a condom and a sealed scalpel. Also included is a tea bag, stock cubes, plastic bags, tweezers, needle, small compass, cord, fishing kit, wire, hacksaw blade, flint with striker, plastic mirror, a pencil, instruction sheet, cotton swab and a Mark III Sicut knife (REL30513.005).

History / Summary

This survival kit was carried by an Australian Special Air Services (SAS) Regiment trooper in Afghanistan, 2002.