- Created: Monday, 30 March 2009 06:41
There are a decent amount of cool guy medical pouches these days so what sets this one apart is the compact design. Rather than being GP pouch shape, this blow out pouch is mostly vertical with some controllable thickness. The design is offered raw for those who want to customize the medical gear or ready to go which I show here. This includes:
1 x CAT Combat Application Tourniquet
1 x FCP-02 6" Military Personal Field Dressing
1 x QuikClot 1st Response .875-ounce (25g) hemostatic sponge
There is still room to pack in more goodies. As for how the pouch functions, it is a tear away design so great for getting it off one's body. Just release the main SRB and manually tear it off the panel or use the incorporated pull handle. The tourniquet is easily accessible one the SRB is released. Double zippers are used for the main compartment in a clamshell opening configuration for full access. Inside, one side has simple elastic webbing and the other has nylon mesh to give solid holding options. For bonuses there is loop velcro on the platform lid for medical or blood ID and a full set of PALS webbing on the back; Long MALICE clips included. For tight teams with assigned medics, this pouch may be a good option for most of the other team members to hold the essentials while not taking up too much space.