This Survival Guide is based on the US military survival manual FM 21-76, as such, it is the authoritative survival text that deals with staying alive in harsh environments. This guide should be required reading for those who spend time in the outdoors, it is also suitable for those wishing to be prepared for emergencies.
This Survival Guide deals with the basics of survival in the first chapters: the principle of survival and the basis of technique, it follows on to describe survival psychology and gives instruction on building a survival kit in preparation for emergencies. The manual details specific survival techniques in the field, and then deals with flora and fauna and survival in specific environments such as sea, desert, tropics and cold climates. The guide has diagrams and illustrations to demonstrate techniques, and it supports landscape mode and zooming to help survival students familiarise themselves with survival points. The text can be read offline.
Useful for Survivalists
The Survival Guide has one obvious drawback: as it is mobile-based, it would only be available in a survival situation as long as the device has charge. Nonetheless, it is very comprehensive, and as a military text, it is the most reliable guide available. It is an ideal app for helping those serious about survival to recap on survival principles, this guide could mean the difference between life and death in an emergency.