SWAT-T Tourniquet



When delays in care are possible, blood loss cannot be afforded.

The SWAT-Tourniquet is a unique and multipurpose dressing. Its name provides a description for usage Stretch, Wrap, and Tuck, but also the communities for whom it was developed - military and civilian Special Weapons and Tactics teams. These teams operate in an environment that has a high incidence of penetrating trauma, and most (two-thirds) of preventable deaths in the operational environment are from extremity bleeding.

The SWAT-Tourniquet allows a more rapid means to control extremity bleeding and allows application higher into the groin and axilla than other tourniquets. Its ease of application is one of its greatest benefits; individuals can effectively apply it in seconds with little to no prior training. At a third of the cost and less weight of other combat used tourniquets, this tourniquet should find its way forward with every tactical operator.

The SWAT-T was developed by a former Operator/Medic with 14 years experience in Operational Medicine -former USAF Pararescue Journeyman (Para-Jumper or PJ)), Contractor DoJ/FBI SWAT Operations, National Registry Paramedic, and Emergency Medicine Physician.

Key Features:

  • Latex-free multipurpose device
  • Can be used as: tourniquet, pressure dressing, and elastic bandage
  • Dimensions: 4" x 4'
  • Colours : Rescue Orange or Tactical Black
  • Minimum recommended operating temp: -65 Degree F (-53 Degree C)
  • Maximum recommended operating temp: 180 Degree F (82 Degree C)
  • Preferred long-term storage conditions: cool and dry environment.


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