I don’t even want to think about how difficult it must be to masturbate when you’re an active service member. It can be difficult enough to find alone time when you live in a fraternity house or are staying in a hostel, let alone stationed in hostile territory. However it works logistically, there’s one man who wants to make things a little easier for the troops. And he’s doing so by making a sex toy specifically for the military. (Interested in more sex toys? Here are the 30 best ones for men.)
The Lifetime Silicone Stroker is a military-grade masturbation device made out of a special mix of silicone that can withstand the perilous environments of deployment. It also inhibits the growth of fungus, mold, and bacteria. Most men’s masturbation toys are made out of thermoplastic elastomer, a type of rubber that would deteriorate under the conditions soldiers face.
Brian Sloan, the man who invented the Autoblow 2 and conjured up the World’s Most Beautiful Vagina contest, is the mind behind the first sex toy specifically for military members. “I saw an opportunity to create a device for [military] use that took up less space, did not present opportunities for infections, and was unaffected by extreme environmental conditions,” Sloan said in a press release. “I think the last thing a deployed soldier wants to worry about is a leaky infected penis or a melted masturbator. It’s my goal to make masturbation safe in some of the world’s most dangerous places.”