BEST SURVIVAL BASICS – US Army Survival Approach The best basic survival approach was created by the US army. It is not surprising when we take into account two facts: Soldiers find themselves in survival situations most often, US troops operate on all continents in all possible conditions. For training purposes US army produced a manual with survival rules that have two … [Read more...] about Basic Survival Skills Everyone Should Know
Imagine for a moment that the power has gone out. Worse still, the Internet is down and so is the Telstra 4G on your iPhone 6. Maybe to help you picture it better we’ll create a fictitious scenario. So here goes… It’s 9 pm at night and you have just settled down on the couch with your iPad to relax and unwind. The children are all tucked into bed and the wife is busy … [Read more...] about ARE YOU PREPARED FOR A POWER GRID ATTACK?
In this article, I aim to introduce you to some very basic survival concepts that apply to a wide range of survival situations which will hopefully help you to get into the right mindset to survive. Please be aware that this list is under construction and I intend to add to it as time permits. The Rule of 3’s The one that is most well known among survival circles is … [Read more...] about SURVIVAL CONCEPTS 101
We are literally surrounded by plastic water bottles. Take a walk down your local shopping mall or park and you will find countless plastic water and soft drink bottles in all shapes and sizes discarded by thoughtless litterers all over the place. Thanks to the curve of the bottle and the refraction from the water you can use a filled plastic water bottle focus sunlight into a … [Read more...] about 37 HANDY SURVIVAL HACKS
Survival Food. It’s a subject that any serious survivalist or prepper has to think about extensively. There are many different options for survival foods out there. They are available as “freeze-dried”, “dehydrated”, “ready to eat”, “emergency ration packs”, “non-perishable food” and the list goes on and on. Your number one consideration with bug out bags is weight. Weight … [Read more...] about SURVIVAL FOOD BASICS