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Since 1994, Luminox has been working with the U.S. Navy SEALs, one of the most elite military unit in the world, to create timepieces that could withstand any rigorous situations and trainings. Luminox makes sure that each new Navy SEAL series is better than its predecessor, in one way or another. In this post, we will be comparing a few specifications between the Navy SEAL 3500 Series and Navy SEAL 3600 Series.  1. Luminox Light Technology (Tritium Gas Tubes) Arrangement "Always Visible" is Luminox tagline for our tritium gas tubes that are placed in our watches, which provide constant glow...

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The last Luminox Code Red Survival Course station simulated a Flood Rescue Operation in the pool where Captain K.Bala and his team introduced the common methods of rescuing victims during a flood. Participants were given the opportunity to role-play as both victim and rescuer by using equipment such as a rescue boat, lifebuoy and water rescue throw bag. It may sound easy to throw a lifebuoy or water rescue throw bag during a flood to assist a victim. However, the challenge that the MISAR Code Red team dealt with in past floods were the powerful and fast-moving channels of water...

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The fifth station simulated a Road Traffic Accident (RTA) where participants gained firsthand experience as a paramedic at an accident scene and boarded an ambulance. Before providing any first aid assistance to a casualty, a paramedic would always ask the casualty if they were hurt and where were the injuries. Then the paramedic would proceed to place both hands under the casualty’s back while supporting the neck. Bandages would be wrapped around the broken bones to prevent movement and apply pressure to the injury to reduce bleeding. As a paramedic, it was important to constantly comfort the casualty to prevent...

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The fourth station of the Luminox Code Red Survival Course simulated search and rescue mission in a blazing fire. My team mates and I managed to experience the intense process of gearing up in firefighter clothing as well as to extinguish a burning vehicle within a time limit where #everyseondcounts. This could be a matter of life and death for a victim stuck in a burning car. The first and foremost important component to battle a fire in a life threatening situation is the firefighter’s uniform. A firefighter’s uniform is called Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), designed to protect them against...

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The third station of the Luminox Code Red Survival Course simulated a rubble situation. We were taught extrication skills to rescue victims from a dangerous situation. This meant that participants had to deal hands-on with heavy duty equipment such as chainsaws, metal cutter and rock drill. These equipment were often used during the missions by MISAR when victims were trapped. , It helped to deform the heavy or bulky structures and allowed for the safe removal of the victims in rescue missions. One lesson that I learnt was to have a decisive mind during extrication to minimize injury to the...

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