This is army official 1 liter canteen of the IDF (Zahal), as today all Israeli army vests have special pouches for these 1 liter canteen as this flask became standard issue of the IDF.
Having one liter of clean water tucked inside your vest goes a long way in ensuring proper hydration. For instance, it affords infantrymen to take a sip of water frequently without having to stop and unpack everything.
Water may be readily available to soldiers in training or perhaps even during combat, but having quick access has demonstrated a reduction in dehydration more than any other solution. Inconvenience has been determined to be one major reason for dehydration in soldiers.
Survival Not Only in Combat
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where a cool, clean drink of water is out of the realm of possibilities? Don’t allow yourself to get in a position where your very life depends on fluids and you don’t have access to it. Carrying a small flask can be enough to get you past the rough spots and maintain hydration.
How many times have people barely survived, due to lack of fluids. In a bitter winter cold or the searing heat of the desert, the basic requirement for life is water. Of course, it doesn't have to be a dire situation; maybe you are out fishing or bird watching and get a little thirsty. Wouldn't it be nice to have a compact container handy?
IDF 1 Liter Canteen
This flask is an IDF army green colored and carries one liter of water. It keeps it clean and readily available. It supplies enough fluids for small trips or as a backup for longer excursions, requiring a larger capacity solution.
There are a few grim scenarios that might convince you how important a liter of water can be towards your survival; but most merely demand convenience.
Combat doesn’t often occur where clean water is readily available to the soldiers, having a canteen of water within your reach is a necessity. Survival camp training is an exhausting experience that is frequently accompanied with dehydration.
It isn’t as if you can take a time out and run back for a drink of water; you need to find a way to take those fluids with you. Going on an expedition, whether you are hunting or in the field, means you’ll most likely be away from normal civilian commodities such as water sources.
The importance of canteens has not dwindled over the years. They have been in use for centuries; the only apparent change is the design, and materials of composition.
Israeli Weapons continue to supply these flasks in a sturdy, lightweight convenient vessel. As with all merchandise produced by IDF (Zahal), it is comprised of the highest quality materials and workmanship.
- IDF standard issue 1 liter canteen
- Specially made to fit IDF vests
- Lifetime use