You'll be glad you invested in this military-grade flashlight

Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored
Fri July 20, 2018

As part of an ongoing series, the CNN Underscored team showcases outstanding deals you can shop right now on the CNN Store. Each week, our staff chooses a product to feature that we think you'll love. This week, we're highlighting the UltraBright Tactical Military Flashlight 2-pack ($29.99, originally $100; store.cnn.com).

A reliable flashlight is one of those items that should always be in your home. But it's also one of those items we tend to forget to buy -- until it's too late.

We're advocates for investing now so you're prepared during moments of need, like power outages. And flashlights often come in handy during the day to day, like when you need to check under the hood of your car or need extra light during a camping trip. Of course when the time comes that you reach for your flashlight, you'll want to be sure it's top-notch.

One that's both affordable and functional is the UltraBright Tactical Military Flashlight 2-pack ($29.99, originally $100; store.cnn.com). This light puts out 500 lumens and has an adjustable zoom that can control how much light it's emitting. And it has a 1-mile range to maximize visibility. The light also features three distinct modes: bright, lower bright and SOS, so you can customize based on the situation. Better yet, it features an extra-long battery life, so when you find yourself in the dark, you'll be covered.

Currently on the CNN Store, a pack of two of these flashlights has been discounted at over 70% off. With two flashlights, you can keep one in your house for emergencies, and take one with you in your car and on your camping trips or hikes so no matter where you are, you'll have a bright light available.

Note: The price above reflects the retailer's listed price at the time of publication.