D.A.R.K. (DIRECT ACTION RESPONSE KIT) Slim Trauma Kit and Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK)
The D.A.R.K. Slim, which is similar to our signature kit, (The DARK) has everything you need, and nothing you don't when it comes to a lifesaving trauma kit. The DARK Slim is packed tightly with more trauma supplies than you can typically find in other trauma kits this size. This tactical style trauma kit, or Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK), was designed with "simplicity under stress" in mind, for when you need it most. The DARK Slim is trusted by both, the Military in the world's worst environments and Law Enforcement Agencies around the country. The D.A.R.K. Slim is perfect for the Military and Law Enforcement as a tactical trauma kit, and for First Responders and Civilian use.
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Simple and Compact in design
- Low Profile design, based off customer feedback
- Easily Deployable
The kit features a side mounted TQ pouch on the right side that will accommodate either the CAT (standard offering) or SOFTT-W (substitution), trauma shear retention strap and PALS channel on the left side, a 2”x3” loop patch on the front of the pouch for medical identifiers, personal identifiers, etc. and a new attachment system that eliminates snaps. The webbing is woven through the channels on web gear and “tucked” back under and tension holds the kit in place. **BLACK POUCHES HAVE DETACHABLE BELT LOOPS*** The pouch is 500D nylon made in the USA. The kit comes in multiple color choices.
1 x HALO Seal
1 x Hemostatic Gauze (QuikClot Combat Gauze LE, MIL or ChitoGauze XR Pro)
1 x NPA**
1 x Emergency Bandage
1 x Compressed Gauze
1 x Pair Nitrile Gloves
1 x Mylar Blanket
1 x Polycarbonate Eye Shied
Civilian kit will contain all of the contents above
LE/FR level-Same as Civilian Standard level but has QuikClot Combat Gauze LE hemostatic gauze 12'
ChitoGauze XR Pro level - Same as the LE version but has ChitoGauze XR Pro hemostatic gauze 12'
Civilian LE/FR and ChitoGauze XR Pro can be "upgraded" to add ARS Decompression Needle.
MIL-SPEC Version - Same as the LE version but has QuikClot Combat Gauze MIL as well as TCCC Casualty Documentation Tool and a 14 Ga ARS Decompression Needle.
All kits can be "upgraded" to add RipShears from standard trauma shears.
All kits can have SOFTT-W substituted for CAT.
***The MIL version has an advanced practice medical device, the ARS Decompression Needle. This device can only be utilized by appropriately licensed individuals. By purchasing the MIL "level" kit, the purchaser attests, acknowledges and affirms that they are medically licensed individuals authorized to purchase this kit.
DARK P.I. (Pouch Insert)
If you don't want your components vacuum sealed in the 5 mil poly bag, the check the option box to substitute the pouch insert. The D.A.R.K. P.I. (Pouch Insert) keeps your emergency components close at hand for easy access. The durable nylon insert has elastic bands sewn to the inside to secure the components with easy-to-reach red pull handles for quick deployment from your D.A.R.K. or D.A.R.K. Slim Pouch.
Once deployed, just unfold it and all of your products are ready to be put to work.
3 D.A.R.K.s later
Bought my first kit 5 years ago, and have loved them ever since. Bought one for the range, liked it so much I bought another one a year later for my go bag. This year I bought another motorcycle and decided to get one for the bag I ride with. Have never had any problems or issues with any of them. And, how can you beat the guarantee that if you use it, they’ll replace it if you get the accident report.
Luckily I haven’t had to use this kit yet, but the packaging and nylon pouch seem well made. The pull-out insert seems very high quality as well. Only addition so far was a large “MED” patch that’s easily seen.
DARK Slim Trauma Kit - delivered exactly as described. Has everything that it is supposed, nothing it doesn't. This is my second similar kit from Dark Angel Medical, always pleased. I endorse this American small business, and I endorse this product. Be prepared, get training, and call on Dark Angel Medical for your FAK needs. Be ready + be safe out there...
Hope to never have to use it but this kit combined with the DART class puts me in a position to make a difference if I do need it. Bringing it on all future hikes and motorcycle rides.
Very solid kit. Well made and is able to be customized with very high quality medical equipment. The only thing I could be slightly improved is the pull tab to open the pouch could be sewn back over itself to provide a better grip for ripping it open. But overall it is high quality and fits well on my external vest. Much smaller profile than comparable packs and still holds just as much, if not more.
Super Solid Kit
It’s super solid. Comes with everything you need in a compact and well made pouch. Though it’s on the expensive side it’s well worth the price.
I'm nobody , but this will be my second purchase Used the first one , better to have it and not need it then need it and not have it . Easy to use , very intuitive, saves lives thank you Dark Angel .
D.A.R.K. Slim Trauma Kit
Perfect size, great contents, very happy with purchase.
The attachment method allows for height adjustment on my belt, tourniquet and shears have no slop, plus, everything is quick and easy to access. The only thing that I would (and will) change is to add duct tape so you can use the vacuum seal bag or mylar blanket as extra improvised chest seals in a mass shooting situation.
I have two with pouch inserts. They might be slightly larger than some of the other kits out there but the extra medical you can add and being able to bundle everything (tq and shears) sold me. I’ve been through multiple pouches and these are the ones I run now. The pouch insert is awesome for being able to quickly deploy and access your med components. Definitely a great piece of kit!
Excellent kit with fast arrival!
Going to give this thing 5 stars. Super happy with it. I decided to put this kit on my gun belt. I opted for the pouch insert on this one or easy access with my off hand. All of the vacuum sealed products arrived intact just fine. I was super excited to find out these guys were based in Colorado, so I'm supporting a local business here. My only minor complaint is with the pouch itself. It looks like a seam busted on the lid cover and i have a bit of nylon thread loose. Beyond that super minor thing, I'm thrilled with this kit.