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ROYAL AIR FORCE. COMMON CORE AND DEPLOYMENT SKILLS AIDE-MEMOIRE
◉ More often than not, you will have a casualty but nothing to treat them with and you will have to improvise.
◉ Improvisation means making use of materials and facilities immediately on hand to treat your casualty.
Items that can be used are:
◉ Clothing for padding.
◉ Clothing for dressings.
◉ Slings for support.
◉ Bandages for padding.
◉ Strapping for supports.
◉ Webbing for padding.
◉ Boards for splints.
◉ Foliage for padding.
NBC Weapons may be used in any future conflict, whatever its nature and location. You have been provided with equipment that will allow you to survive such attacks and continue to operate. To do so you must be thoroughly familiar with the drills and skills for its use and practise them routinely. These are individual procedures, to be carried out correctly and without supervision each and every time that you find yourself at risk.
Each Task is laid out in the same way:
◉ What you have to know and/or be able to do.
◉ Notes which give you the information you need.
◉ What you have to practice to become proficient.
Your life could depend on your ability to perform these Tasks quickly and correctly. Use this handbook to maintain your skills so that you will survive to fight.
You have to be able to:
a. Recognise all items of NBC IPE.
b. Stow the relevant items properly in the haversack.
NBC Gloves Inner
NBC Gloves Outer
Mk 4 Protective Suit wrapped
S10 Respirator and Canister
Mk 4 NBC Overboots
Mk 5 NBC Overboots