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Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T)

by North American Rescue
Price $29.88
Now shipping Gen 7 in Black!


Noted as the best prehospital tourniquet in the February 2008 supplement of The Journal of Trauma

The Combat Application Tourniquet (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 CAT Tourniquet 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. 

The CAT Tourniquet is the official combat tourniquet of the US Army.

Add a tourniquet pouch or Kydex tourniquet holster to your order!

Product Enhancements: 

Windlass rod is twice as strong as before with an increased diameter and improved grip 

Reinforced windlass clip & highly visible security tab includes a writeable area to record the time of application  

Featuring NAR's Red Tip Technology® with a red elliptical tip to assist user in locating and threading during application

Special Features:

Awarded as one of the “Top 10 Greatest Inventions” by the U.S. Army

Official Combat Tourniquet of the U.S. Army  

Used by both conventional and Special Operation military 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's study of military tourniquets.  

True, one-handed application tourniquet Quickly controls life-threatening extremity bleeding  

Recommended by the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Small and cost-effective  

Designed to perform in all weather conditions 




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