Gear in the Wild: F-35 pilot’s arctic survival kit

Components of an F-35A Lightning II arctic survival kit lie on a table at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 24, 2019. A standard survival kit includes a compass, a flare and a five-inch knife. The cold-weather kit also includes components intended to increase survival chances in environments where temperatures reach negative 40 degrees Fahrenheit and below.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky

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