This is a Spark-Lite Military Fire Starter in olive drab color. When it comes to starting a fire, nothing touches the Spark-Lite for functionality and ease. The official fire starter of the U.S. Military, the Spark-Lite is simply the best. One should be in every backpack and emergency kit you own. To use this simple tool, just pull a Tinder-Quik Fire Tab from the plastic case and ignite it with the Spark-Lite. Tinder-Quik is waterproof and will burn for 1-2 minutes, giving you plenty of time to get your fire started. Extremely light weight Simple to use Work with a variety of materials you can find outdoors such as milkweed and other fibrous materials Allows for easy single handed operation Designed to spark hundreds of times May be used with either the right or left hand.