To be able to make fire has always been one of the corner stones of survival. The Swedish FireSteel was developed by Lars Fält, survival expert with the Swedish Army and is considered to be the best you can have. Today The Swedish FireSteel is used by Army Special Forces around the world and is made from a special alloy which consists of Magnesium & 7 other alloys that make a spark that burns at almost 3000°C. The FireSteel is water and frost resistant.
The larger Army fire steels is good for at least 12,000 ignitions this equates to years of trouble-free fire lighting