The best survival tech and gadgets in 2021

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Gadgets and new forms of tech are continually coming our way as the world exhibits endless amounts of innovation. From the hoverboard to the Fitbit, technology is booming. When it comes to survival, be it training for extreme scenarios or camping with some friends in the middle of nowhere, there are an array of helpful gadgets and tech for that also.

In fact, no industry has been exempt from a technological facelift. We have seen the health and fitness arena continually exposed to various inventions. The likes of smart home devices have risen to prominence, alongside devices like our smartphones where we can conduct banking enquiries using an app, take sophisticated pictures, or play a variety of casino games like Dragon’s Fire at The options in our technologically advanced world are impressively comprehensive in 2021, and we have barely even touched the surface with the few aforementioned examples. Thanks to tech and gadgets, virtually every single industry is reaching new heights.

When it comes to survival activities, the same applies. Not every gadget is worth purchasing, of course, although the vast majority are and perform a worthwhile task should you ever find yourself in a tricky situation. With that in mind, here is a look at some of the best survival tech and gadgets available right now.


We all need to make sure we consume the correct amount of water each day but even more so when we’re venturing to remote surroundings, with a potential water source being hard to locate. The LifeStraw is capable of filtering even the dirtiest water thanks to its magic filter, which works without any chemicals or iodine. You can filter up to 1,000 litres of water with this clever little creation.


Campstove Portable Grill

Made by Biolite, this camp stove and portable grill is not only small and light to carry around as you embark on your adventures, but it performs a vitally important task also. Capable of cooking any tasty treat, this impressive grill creates smokeless flames and can be used in virtually any situation thanks to being light in weight. It also comes with an LED screen so you can monitor various features such as the fire strength, fan speed settings and a lot more. It even comes with a USB port to charge any electronic devices, too.

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Titan Stormproof Match Kit

You never know when you might need some fire for light, warmth, and potentially to keep any wild animals away too. To give you a guaranteed flame, purchase the Titan Stormproof Match Kit. This clever storm-proof kit is waterproof, with its matches capable of being lit even in storms and gale-force winds. They last for up to 25 seconds also.

Paracord Survival Bracelet

A five-in-one bracelet, this essential piece of survival tech has an emergency knife, a fire starter, a compass, 12 feet of military-grade paracord, and an emergency whistle. With the ability to perform a whole host of potentially life-saving functionalities, the Paracord Survival Bracelet is well worth purchasing.

1TAC 3-in-1 Utility Flashlight

More than just a flashlight, the 1TAC 3-in-1 Utility Flashlight boasts a bright 1,200 lumens with 20X zoom. It can act as a lantern thanks to an extension from the handle of the flashlight, and it also can help you in an SOS situation with its red SOS mode should you find yourself in an unfortunate situation.

Other survival tech and gadgets worth looking at are the Eyeskey Multifunctional Military Lensatic Tactical Compass, Garmin inReach Explorer+, goTenna Mesh Off-Grid Pairing SMS & GPS Devices, Luci Survival Solar Air Lantern and Scrubba Portable Wash Bag.

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