Tourniquets save lives by using pressure to control serious bleeding. ITS Tactical talked with Caleb Causey of Lone Star Medics to show you the best practices for using and storing commercially-made tourniquets.
The SR-71 Blackbird is one of history’s most celebrated spy planes, and for good reason. When Blackbird pilots took off, they had to be ready to eject and land in harsh, desolate environments. Here’s some detail on what they packed in their emergency kits, and what you should include in yours.
With luck, you’ll never find yourself alone, far from civilisation, faced with the task of ensuring your own survival. If you do, this 1950s training video from the US Navy has some valuable tips and tricks to help you find safe food and water, build shelter, and take care of yourself.
Hopefully, you’ll never be trapped in a car with the need to break the window from the inside. However, if you do find yourself in that situation, your salvation may be right behind your head. Here’s how to use your car seat’s headrest to break your car door window.
We’ve featured a lot of survival tips over the years that can help you get out of trouble, but what if you’re next to someone else who’s having a medical emergency? Don’t just stand there as the person chokes or faints! Know what to do in these life-or-death situations.