This small kit contains all the essential tools to extract from a minefield should you find yourself caught within one unexpectedly. Housed in a small Molle/Osprey pouch, this kit has the following capabilities:
• A small, lightweight essential piece of kit offering the following capabilities: • Ability to mark safe routes and suspect areas in minefields in both day & night • Ability to search for and detect buried mines and trip wires • Also contains an Aide Memoir showing correct procedures and drills upon encountering a minefield • All located in a small pouch, compatible with Molle/Osprey body armour • Weight approx 450g, dims 120x170x60mm • Standard issue for all UK deployed troops in Afghanistan • NATO stock number 4240-99-458-9732
The kit has 5 positions:
1. Prodder: To detect buried objects; 2. Route marking system: • Markers: To mark safe route and suspect areas in daylight: — 20 off white (safe) per kit; — 5 off red (suspect) per kit. • Chemical light sticks: To mark safe route and suspect areas in the dark: — 20 off green (safe) per kit; — 5 off red (suspect) per kit. 3. Trip wire feeler: To detect trip wires; 4. Aide Memoir: To assist and remind of the correct extraction procedure. 5. Pouch: To hold all the tools in a convenient method.