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Grid Down Intelligence Gathering: Prepper Force Multiplier

If we want security in an SHTF scenario, then we need to know more about the threats. What we need is real-time intelligence gathering.

Coordinating your Neighborhood Intelligence and Response Plan

In the previous article, I discussed concepts of viewing your neighborhood from the perspective of tactically defending it based upon the assumption of a...
Rangers investigating tracks in soil


Ancient art comes into use in African Bush and Jungle Editor's Note: Another in a series of articles...

Surviving Winter Storms with a Little Help from Technology

It appears winter has reared its mighty head across a wide swath of North America this past week and The Prepper Journal has some...

Lessons from History: Death By Paper-cuts

We’ve probably heard the phrase “bleeding to death from paper cuts”. It applies in all areas of our lives, in all sorts of ways....

A Complete Guide to Adopting the Right Hunting Dog

Being a sporty type of person, I’ve always dreamed of long hikes to vast landscapes stretching out to the horizon. Unfortunately, coming from a...

Drone Countermeasures

With their ever growing popularity drones are indeed changing the landscape in surveillance, and with many very positive uses. Employed by many businesses and...

Introduction to ABC and NBC Survival

No, I'm not talking about the television networks; they can't kill you, just dim your intelligence and contaminate you with incorrect information.  In the...

Best Books for Your Preparedness Library

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal.  The opinions expressed herein are his and should generate a lot of comments as...

Calling ALL Contributors!

Editor’s Note: We are looking for new and varied entries for the Prepper Writing Contest. If you have information for Preppers that you would like...

The Tactics of a Gunfight After SHTF

Due to the fact that ammo will always be a luxury, modern tactics which rely on the idea of expending more ammo at the foe over men or positioning is obviously not possible.

Trail Foods from History – Food Preservation Ideas

They’re also methods we can use to just preserve foods, and let us preserve the convenience of dropping something in water to create a meal.

DJI Mavic Pro Unmanned Air Vehicle – The Ultimate Prepper X-Factor

A survival situation can occur not only from nefarious individuals/governments, but also from natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes.

16 Best Hobbies for Preppers

These hobbies for preppers will give you skills that you can use in a survival situation but can also enrich your life right now.

Tactical Gear List & Considerations for SHTF

The below personal tactical gear list is taken from a proposal I put together for counterinsurgency / tactical team in West Africa a few years ago, this should give you a few hints on kit etc.

Countering Snipers

Understanding a little about snipers and methods used in countering snipers is an essential part of your operational planning and preparations.

When Darkness Falls

Survival assured by matching one’s skills and ability to adapt to the problems at hand. The problem will be whatever threatens our well-being and existence.

Shoot To Kill: Instinctive Shooting

You use a method known as instinctive - or point- shooting. Instinctive shooting is simple- you point the gun and pull the trigger.

What We Don’t Know Can Hurt Us – Livestock Edition

Livestock keeping requires some research. It seems obvious, but it’s apparently not.

Vehicle Security Basics for Survival in Bad Times

In times of civil unrest or if you’re traveling to a potentially hostile area your vehicle security and travel must be planned for and taken seriously.

Operation “Trick or Treat”

Halloween is arguably one of the best days of the year to conduct surveillance, practice your bug out drills, and really test your prepper OPSEC

Learning from History: Take-Away Lessons from When SHTF in the Past

By learning about what happened in previous generations, and knowing that history repeats, we can prepare better and avoid making the same mistakes when SHTF again.

How to Respond to Active Shooter & Terrorist Attacks

You should first of all work out a plan of action that you will take in the case of an active shooter or terrorist attack. Do this for your home, business and for when you are out and about in public.

Dealing with Bombs & Improvised Explosive Device Incidents

If you are working in the center of a large city, like London or New York, or are working in the emerging markets, where bomb scares are not unusual, it is possible that you may get caught up in an Improvised Explosive Device incident.

8 Reasons Why Prepping Is Good for You

There are many disasters happening and most of us are not aware of it. Hence, these are 8 reasons why prepping is good for you.

Escape and Evasion: Running for Your Life

Here are some basic instructions on how to avoid getting captured if you manage to escape from kidnappers, terrorists or from a location where things have gone very wrong.

Camouflage and Concealment: The Art of Staying Hidden

You do not have to have expensive patterns to give you good camouflage and concealment, a gray dress shirt and a pair of light khaki pants is way more effective than tactical Tim dressed in SWAT black!

Lessons Learned from Being an Outdoorsy Kid

One lesson I have learned from my parents and now encourage my children to participate in is being an Outdoorsy Kid. It didn’t matter if it was after school or during the summer time my brothers and I would often hear my mother say “Go play outside.”

What Role Will Technology Play In Doomsday?

Technology seems to be something that splits most preppers down the middle. For some, stocking up on all the latest survival gadgets is an essential step to take to ensure preparation for potential apocalypse.

Force Multiplier – Should Preppers Consider Using Drones

One adjustment we may consider would be the benefit of using drones as a necessary piece of equipment for preppers in a true TEOTWAWKI scenario.