The same rations as supplied to the British Army Ration Packs or M.R.Es (Meals Ready-to-Eat) as they’re often known are a great food supply for anyone in the armed forces or those adventuring outdoors. These packs are specially designed to take up minimal amount of room in your backpack and can be carried as an emergency precaution in case you‘re stuck without sustenance. In an emergency situation, having the correct supplies can make a huge difference to health and morale.
Each 24 hour ration pack can be eaten hot or cold and only need minimal cooking. In fact, each pouch is simply boiled in water for just 7 minutes. Our ration packs are perfect for long trips as they all enjoy a long shelf life so can be purchased in advance and stored until needed. Enough food and energy to keep you going for a full day.
Benefits of Army Ration Packs
British Army standard
Contains 4,000 calories
M.R. E’s can be used for emergency purposes; in case your food supply runs low.
Comprises breakfast, lunch and dinner
High quality drinks, snacks and sun-dried included
Halal, Sikh, Hindu and Vegetarian options available
One army ration pack is sufficient for an active person for up to 24 hours and are regularly used by the British army although it’s worth noting that contents may vary from time to time.
At cadets UK we offer some of the best army ration packs in the world. These rations are sold to and enjoyed by most European forces. When donning your cadet uniform and eating the same meals the British Army eat, you will get a sense of what it’s like out in the field fending for yourself.
The quality of the ration packs we stock are extremely high and there are different menus to suit each taste with enough energy to sustain you for 24 hours in case of and emergency. When undertaking any outdoor activity should undertake a strenuous risk assessment to ensure that you have all of the supplies you know you should be bringing with you. Many people think this stops at equipment such as cadet boots and protective clothing, but food and drink is the most important aspect of survival after oxygen.
Why do I need sundries in my army ration pack?
Each ration pack is full of high quality calories to provide you with plenty of energy for 24 hours, but survival comes down to more than just calories and extra goods that you will find in survival aids are just another advantage of these army rations. Waterproof matches, water purification tabs and wet wipes are all great extras these packs include that will aid you in a survival situation.
Using Your M.R.E Army Ration Pack for Emergencies
An army ration pack kept in your rucksack as a precaution in case of an emergency is always a good idea, whether you are on patrol or on a leisurely walk up a hill. Things can go wrong very quickly and you may find that you are unable to reach a safe place with a source of food and water, or you may simply run out of food. A ration pack carried in your rucksack is an ideal solution to make sure you are able to survive until help arrives. Ration packs have a shelf life of 3 years so purchasing an army ration pack to take with you on walks is a very economical and safe option.