Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T)

Item Number: NAR30-0001-01
Condition: Bandagesbleeding controlcatFirst AidtourniquetTourniquetsTourniquets - TacticalTraumaTrauma Dressings
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Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T)

Available in: Tactical Black, Rescue Orange & Trainer Blue

The patented 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 patented 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 windlass retention 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.

  • Official Tourniquet of the US Army
  • Proven to be 100% effective in occluding blood flow in both upper & lower extremeties by the US Army's Institute of Surgical Research
  • NEW Single Routing Bluckle for faster application, decreased blood loss, effective slack removal, fewer windlass turns, and simplified training with single protocol application standards
  • Includes reinforced windlass, stabilization plate, windlass clip and writeable windlass security strap