Food Packet Survival, Aircraft Life Raft

8970-01-028-9406

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NSN 8970-01-028-9406

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What is it?
The Food Packet, Survival, Aircraft, Life Raft is used by the Navy to sustain personnel that survive aircraft disasters. The packet, along with other essential equipment, is supplied in the emergency kits carried aboard naval aircraft. The weight of this ration is 3.5 ounces per packet and 8.0 pounds per case. The cubic measurement is 12 cubic inches per packet and .24 cubic feet per case. There are 36 packets per case.

What's in it?
The packet contains hard candy, candy-coated chewing gum, and twine. An instruction sheet is included explaining the use of the twine for storing the components after the packet is opened. Each packet provides approximately 300 kilocalories (100% carbohydrate). It is strictly short-term survival food whose consumption will help to minimize the negative metabolic effects of acute starvation. The components are compatible with potable water restrictions.

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