Most people reading this article are interested in personal protection and preparedness. Sometimes people fixate on a specific threat, whether it be an armed attacker or a weather emergency.
They go overboard in anticipation of that one thing happening, to the exclusion of everything else. For example, students show up to a firearms course without the appropriate first aid gear to deal with a gunshot wound.
Let’s talk about some common scenarios and the time you have to deal with them. [Read More…]
We’re always trying to stay up on the latest and greatest for our ETA Kits and we’ve just made some major changes that we hope you’ll like.
Included in the updates are some additions, substitutions and changes based on feedback from our readers and guys downrange using our kits.
The ETA Kit is purpose built to treat the three leading causes of death in the field; Extremity Hemorrhage, Tension Pneumothorax and Airway Obstruction. Hence the name ETA, cleverly suggest by one of our readers during our contest to rename the kit from Blowout Kit, which is a common military term for what this kit treats, blowouts!
Below we’ll get into the changes we’ve made and even have a video showing it all. [Read More…]
If you happened to not catch the exciting news yesterday, it’s the 1st Anniversary of ITS Tactical!
To celebrate, we’re not only having a party in May, but giving away an awesome prize package every day for a week straight, to say thank you to all our readers!
So what can you win today? [Read More…]
Today we’d like to review a sampling of the compact medical pouches available from OSOE (Original Special Operations Equipment).
The three pouches we’ll be reviewing are the Medical Rifle Mag Insert Tray, Compact Tear-Off VOK (in both horizontal and vertical mounts) and the TK4 Tourniquet Pouch.
For those of you unfamiliar with John Willis and OSOE, they began as a custom manufacturer producing bombproof gear for Naval Special Warfare and have grown into one of the leading custom manufacturers in the industry.
Willis is widely known for his attention to detail and his passion for ensuring that Operators are readily equipped.
OSOE policy makes it clear that incoming orders are triaged, in order to get those going into harms way the gear they need for the fight. [Read More…]