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The C-A-T® 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 C-A-T® completely occluded blood flow of an extremity in the event of a traumatic wound with significant hemorrhage.
The C-A-T® 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 C-A-T®’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.
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With the MAXX-DRI UCV 2.0 you'll get a fabric providing an additional 2mm of cushioning and space between you and your body armor and an additional 3mm of spacing within the honeycomb-hole-structure facilitating more airflow increasing comfort.
The MAXX-DRI UCV 2.0 is not only ideal for officers working in extreme weather conditions. It has also been designed to MAXIMIZE airflow and improve weight distribution for people who wear both INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL carriers.