Wind/Waterproof Safety Matches MK.2: These are the finest waterproof matches available at any price. These NATO Survival matches come in a small, watertight, white plastic bottle that has a match strike surface on one end. Once ignited they are more like small flares than matches and burn intensly for approximately 12 seconds. They cannot be blown out and you can actually drop them into water and they will continue to burn. They are a standard NATO issue item and are used in aviation amd marine surivival kits worldwide. The matches come 25 to a container. Made in England.