At the end of the day, it’s pretty easy to survive in the wild, if you follow the rules. Yes, there are a lot of variables. You don’t know what the weather is going to do. You don’t know what the animals are going to do. But on a good day, you can make some solid guesses based on your knowledge and experience.

Conflict survival, on the other hand, is an entirely different beast.

If you find yourself in a conflict zone, there might not be any rules to follow. You still have to worry about all the usual survival issues like shelter, first aid, water, food, communications, not getting shot, etc. But on top of all that, you’ve got to deal with people–arguably the least predictable creature on earth.

And let’s say you get snagged out of a crowd by some foreigner-phobic guards or militia, and end up in handcuffs. You need an ace up your sleeve, and you need it real bad.

In that dire situation, the Magnalight Universal Handcuff Key might just be your golden ticket home.

This handcuff key is a popular SERE kit component. Navy Seals and other Special Operators are known to conceal it in their clothing, or on their person. Then, if taken hostage, this non-metallic key can be silently used to get free from any brand of handcuff in the world.

This could be a lifesaving product, when used by the right people at the right time.