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In The Face of Active Conflict or Chaos, Be Smart Now and Emotional Later

Motorbiking Vietnam in Ninh Binh /// VinjatekEmotions define our humanity. But it also gets in our way when we need to be operative, thus we must sometimes defer our humanity and be analytic.

[ January 18 2019 ]         DATA, LIFE TACTICS, LIFESTYLE, TACTICAL, TRADECRAFT


A Covert Operative’s New Year’s Resolution

Motorbiking Hoi An, Vietnam /// Vinjatek My greatest strength as a covert operative was at times also my greatest weakness. I’ve always been aware of this but now it’s time to evolve.

[ January 02 2019 ]         DATA, LIFE TACTICS, RESTRICTED, TRADECRAFT


Covert SERE Escape Bracelet

Covert SERE Escape Survival Bracelet Titanium /// VinjatekA working titanium prototype restraint escape bracelet. Intended to be worn overtly like jewelry but concealed for its purpose and metal detection.

[ December 21 2018 ]         DATA, GEAR, SURVIVAL, TRADECRAFT


[Pro Intel]   Bypassing Metal Detectors and Body Scanners

This is a series of private posts of select transcripts from the communication with pro members through the Direct Support feature of Vinjatek.

[ December 17 2018 ]         DATA, HACKS, RESTRICTED, TRADECRAFT


*OPS: The Warfare Ruin Hotel

John V Cain /// OPS // Vinjatek*OPS is a series of posts possibly about my experiences as a (former) covert operative. Edited, altered, fictional and or true accounts of events.

[ December 14 2018 ]         DATA, OPS, TACTICAL, TRADECRAFT


Defer Engaging an Enemy Who’s Motive You Don’t Understand

Airplane Door Open at Airplane Graveyard in Bangkok, Thailand /// VinjatekWhether it takes a moment, a minute, a month or a lifetime, defer moving against an opponent until you understand their drive of action.

[ November 25 2018 ]         DATA, LIFE TACTICS, TACTICAL, TRADECRAFT


[R]   Crowd Scanning Targeting Tactics

Kabuki Central Road in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan /// VinjatekTechniques to observe, identify and initiate tracking or verify a specific person(s) within a large or moving crowd of people, in the field as a lone operative.

[ November 13 2018 ]         DATA, GUIDES, RESTRICTED, TRADECRAFT


[R]   Improvised Proximity Alert Methods

Improvised Proximity Alert Methods /// VinjatekThe set up + use of improvised proximity alert systems (to detect or deter intruders) with no special equipment, while occupying any given room.

[ October 25 2018 ]         ACCOMMODATIONS, DATA, RESTRICTED, SURVIVAL, TRADECRAFT








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