The Military have long used Bashas and in recent years have become popular with survivalists and campers. The advantages of Bashas compared to traditional tents are faster and easier set-up, greater strength and wind resistance,light and small size. The Military use Bashas as a Military Tent due to the fact they are lightweight and easy to set up.Bashas are used for emergency and camping where a tent maybe too heavy to carry. These are usually hung between 2 trees and a hammock can be slung below for comfort and dry sleeping. Or this can be used to Shelter any bags and equipment you might be carrying. These come in camouflage and olive colours. They can also be used as ground sheets or a tarp.
Bashas are used by the the British Army, They can be erected quickly in most areas where a tent would more difficult. They are ideal for forward observation. Civilians survivalists and adventurer's love them especially wild campers as they are so light and easy to use. Basha is an Assamese word for hut and it usage in English means a small shelter and later to be knows as the tarp form. It has been used by the military for years in jungle campaigns.