2-12. INDIVIDUAL HOT CLIMATE SURVIVAL KIT-Continued
(b) Place one piece of cut cloth on top of the other piece and aline all edges. Using the specifics in table 2-3,
secure the two pieces of cloth together on three sides with two rows of stitching made 1/4 inch in from the
outside edge and 1/4 inch apart. Stitching will be made in accordance with paragraph 2-7.
(c) Invert the formed bag to position the stitched seams on the inside and fill the bag with sand or other similar
(d) Turn in 1/2 inch of each of the bag open side edges and close the bag by making two rows of stitching 1/4
inch in from the alined cloth folds and 1/4 inch apart, using the specifics in table 2-3. Stitching will be made
in accordance with paragraph 2-7.
(4) Replacement. Replace a damaged, missing or otherwise unserviceable survival component with a serviceable
item from stock as prescribed in paragraph 2-5 and in accordance with repair parts, Appendix C. First aid kit
medical items which are unserviceable will be replaced.
Prior to repacklng the survival kit, ensure the parachute attaching straps extending
from each end of the kit inner case are pulled completely through the cutouts located
in the outer case end gussets to permit access to each of the quick fit adapters when
the kit is placed into use. Also ensure the ejector snaps face down as shown in
In some instances, the local commander may require a survival receiver- transmitter
and dry battery to be packed in the survival kit. When this situation occurs, the
receiver-transmitter and battery will be stowed and secured inside the pocket located
on the exterior of the kit outer case.