Whether you plan to be out for a few days or a few hours, having critical supplies in a compact weather-resistant case is an essential part of preparation. Each VSSL unit is 9" long by 2" diameter made from seamless extruded military specification anodized aluminum. Weighs 18 ounces. Contains the outdoor gear you need for short-term excursions. Includes the following: Triple mode LED light/lantern, compass (oil filled), 6 hour pure Canadian beeswax candle, razor blade, 6 Aquatabs® water purification tablets, wire saw, whistle, waterproof matches, Tinder Quik® fire starters, fishing gear, signalling mirror, 25' of marine grade rope (250lb breaking strength), reflective trail markers, P38 military GI type can opener, first aid supplies and VSSL priorities of survival and instructions.