The Fastest, Safest, Most Effective Prehospital Field Tourniquet

The Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T®) Generation 7

When we began work on the C-A-T® GEN 7 we considered every element that defines a tourniquet designed for combat use. We challenged ourselves to find the best, most forward-looking way possible to enhance performance and maximize application success. But we didn’t do this alone. Leveraging input from after action reviews, researchers, material scientists and you, the end-user, we were able to create the most advanced C-A-T® to date. Every component of the C-A-T® GEN 7 is optimized for performance and reliability.

The C-A-T® GEN 7 has a single routing buckle system that (1) allows for extremely fast application and effective slack removal (2) Simplified training with single protocol directions for all applications.

The patented C-A-T® is a true one-handed tourniquet proven to be 100% effective by the U.S. Army’s Institute of Surgical Research.

Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T) - Orange

SKU: 30-0023
  • C-A-T® Gen 7 Requirements Driven Enhancements:

    Single Routing Buckle

    • Faster application and effective slack removal resulting in decreased blood loss and fewer windlass turns to achieve arterial occlusion
    • Simplified training with single protocol directions for all applications


    Windlass Rod

    • Increased diameter for enhanced strength
    • Aggressive ribbing for improved grip


    Windlass Clip

    • Bilateral beveled entry for rapid windlass lock
    • Bilateral buttress for added strength


    Windlass Strap

    • Sonic welded to clip for constant contact
    • Color changed to Gray for tactical considerations (Black C-A-T Only)

    Stabilization Bar

    • Reinforced, beveled contact bar maintains the plate's integrity and decreases skin pinching