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Some insects can hamper safe excursion into affected areas. InsectCombat is your ally, dedicated to your survival. Here you’ll discover information, suggestions and products that can make a real difference to active service, work or leisure.

Mission 01:
Combat the Midge Menace

Midges can make outdoor ops miserable. These tiny creatures could demoralise any army anywhere.

There are many species of midge, but it’s the Highland Midge Culicoides impunctatus, that is reckoned to be the most voracious – ask anyone who’s toured Scotland in summer. Could they be why the Roman army failed to conquer Scotland?

Midges, or ‘midgies’ as they are known to the Scots, are also present in other countries in the northern hemisphere, although perhaps not to the same extent. (You can help us by reporting your experience with midges in other countries too.)

For in-depth information on midges (and how to combat them) click the button below.

Midge Survival