Tactical

Let’s look at how the military, the Navy Seals and other bad-asses train, so we can learn valuable survival lessons from those who’ve actually survived.

Tactical Vehicle: 11 Ways to Make Your Bug Out Vehicle Tactical

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You’ve planned the routes, have triple redundant bug-out locations, and primary, alternate, contingency and emergency travel itineraries for every conceivable set of circumstances. Your BOBs are packed, your family is drilled on the fastest possible way to grab their stuff and pile in the SUV. You, my prepper friend, are …

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How to Create a Threat Map

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A big part of planning responses to a given disaster or crisis is working out where you’ll go and how you’ll get there. Depending on the circumstances, we may need to avoid chokepoints on roadways, concentrations of people, likely locations of rioting and looting, or potential obstacles that will prevent …

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Following a Military Survival Mindset to Survive

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The United States military has been survival guinea pigs for over 200 years, meaning we might be able to learn a thing or two from their ways. I’ve been an Infantryman for a number of years now, and I can tell you for a fact that my mindset has definitely …

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10 Survival Tactics Used by the Military

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The prepping community is full of advice, some good and some bad. Sadly, most advice from “experts” out there, is nothing but poorly-researched garbage. There’s a lot of scam artists in the prepping community, making money off innocent people just wanting to learn to survive should a disaster strike. I …

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Vehicle Camouflage for Preppers

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Throughout my time writing for Survival Sullivan, I’ve gotten many requests by fellow preppers to cover an important subject when it comes to bugging out: vehicle camouflage. While camouflaging your vehicle is not easy, it is possible with the right amount of patience and materials. Why camouflage your vehicle? The …

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How to Remain Concealed in Various Types of Terrain

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Concealment can be a crucial factor as a prepper when SHTF. If there is a major disaster in your area (or country) and you need to bug out, you’ll want to remain concealed while you do so. Zombies (the unprepared) are a major threat to you and your family’s safety …

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Body Armor for Preppers: Yay or Nay?

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You’re sitting at home, then all the sudden you see a news broadcast saying the economy has collapsed. You’re shocked, not quite sure what exactly is about to take place. Then, you change the channel and see mass panic in cities. There’s riots in the streets, people looting to get …

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How to Clear a Room Tactically

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Imagine you’ve spent hours (or even days) traveling to your bug out location after SHTF, and you find that your BOL has already been occupied by looters. Without knowing how to clear a room properly, you could find yourself on the receiving end of a deadly situation. It also gives …

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Foxholes in Tactical Defense

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Foxholes are a simple, yet very effective method of concealing your position, as well as defending it. There are three levels of foxholes which provide their own purpose, as well as protection. The first level is called a “hasty fighting position”, the second level is a standard foxhole, and the …

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