Brigade’s 550 Para Survival Cord is a braided nylon parachute canopy suspension cord with 7 inner nylon cords. It is a perfect solution for tent guy lines, stringing tarps or camouflage, lacing, lashing gear, emergencies, bootlaces – literally hundreds of uses at home or in camp. Great for survival and camp necessities. Remove inner lines in a SERE survival situation for use as fishing line, thread for emergency sewing repairs, floss, net making, sutures, bracelets and more. Makes GREAT Boot Laces!