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CAT Tourniquet GEN7

$43.00
SKU LG-625

NSN: 6515-01-521-7976

Open Length: 37.5"
Weight: 2.7 oz
Gen 7 Enhancements:

  • Single routing buckle for faster application, effective slack removal, decreased blood loss, and fewer windlass turns
  • Stronger windlass rod with an increased diameter and improved grip
  • Reinforced windlass clip and highly visible security tab includes a writable area to record the time of application
  • Stabilization plate to minimize pinching
  • Red Tip Technology™ with a red elliptical tip to assist user in locating and threading during application
  • Free-moving internal band provides true evenly distributed circumferential pressure

Special Features:

  • Awarded as one of the “Top 10 Greatest Inventions” by the U.S. Army
  • The official tourniquet of the U.S. Army
  • Used by both conventional and Special Operation forces
  • Proven to be 100% effective in occluding blood flow in both upper & lower extremities by the U.S. Army’s Institute of Surgical Research

The CAT is a true one-handed tourniquet proven to be 100% effective by the U.S. Army’s Institute of Surgical Research. Tests proved that the CAT completely occluded blood flow of an extremity in the event of a traumatic wound with significant hemorrhage.

The CAT utilizes a durable windlass system with a free-moving internal band providing true circumferential pressure to the extremity. Once adequately tightened, bleeding will cease and the windlass is locked into place. A hook-and-loop strap is then applied, securing the windlass to maintain pressure during casualty evacuation. The CAT’s unique dual securing system avoids the use of screws and clips, which can become difficult to operate under survival stress or where fine motor skills are compromised.

  • True, one-handed application tourniquet
  • Quickly controls life-threatening extremity bleeding
  • Recommended by the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care
  • Designed to perform in all weather conditions
  • Small and cost-effective