The Special Air Service operates worldwide, often in remote and hostile locations where nature poses as much of a hazard as any enemy. In order to stay alive and complete their missions, SAS personnel are rigorously trained in the art of survival. This book is based on SAS training and techniques. As well as a section on basic survival techniques relevant to any hostile environment, this book contains specific details pertinent to survival in desert areas, including finding water and preserving supplies, shelter from heat and cold, hunting, hazards and navigation. Drawing on practical, first hand knowledge, the entries are arranged in order of suvival priority, with photographs, cutaway drawings and diagrams.