TRADECRAFT   ///  

SPN /// Leatherman Surge MultiTool
SPN /// ARCUS Carabiner
SPN /// LALO Tactical Bloodbird Sneakers
SPN /// Goruck GR1 Rucksack
SPNSR /// Airbnb


Photo: Guangzhou Viewed From a Safehouse

View of the gritty urban jungle of Guangzhou from a derelict safehouse in China /// VinjatekLooking out the window of a long derelict safehouse in Guangzhou, China. Now used as a pit stop communal apartment for us retired agency folk.

[ April 03 2018 ]         ACCOMMODATIONS, DATA, DESTINATIONS, PHOTOGRAPHY, TRADECRAFT, URBEX


[R]   The Validating Access Phrase

Křivoklát Castle, Czech Republic /// VinjatekA short but powerful phrase that’s said verbally to a person(s) to obtain access to a certain space or to validate oneself in a particular situation.

[ March 16 2018 ]         DATA, HACKS, RESTRICTED, TRADECRAFT


[R]   Active SERE Kit Method: Static

Active SERE Kit: Static /// VinjatekAn active SERE kit differs from any other survival or task kit in that it must be concealed on your person ready for deployment, not unloading.

[ February 25 2018 ]         DATA, GEAR, HACKS, RESTRICTED, SURVIVAL, TRADECRAFT


[R]   Covert Public Communication via Theatrical Misdirection

Across Galata Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey /// VinjatekCertain measures must be taken for public face-to-face communication with an asset or associate that require complete irrelativity to each other.

[ January 29 2018 ]         DATA, HACKS, RESTRICTED, TRADECRAFT


[R]   The Extrinsic Method of Securely Hiding Items in Hotel Rooms

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Bathroom in Hong Hong /// VinjatekThere’s only one definitive way to keep valuables, sensitive documents and non-permissive gear safe in your room from hotel staff and outside forces.

[ January 22 2018 ]         ACCOMMODATIONS, DATA, HACKS, RESTRICTED, TRADECRAFT


[R]   Detecting Terrorist Activity and Behavior in The Field

Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey /// VinjatekOrganized terrorist operations require extensive research and planning, which develops into discernible patterns that can be detected before the act.

[ January 13 2018 ]         DATA, GUIDES, RESTRICTED, SURVIVAL, TRADECRAFT, URBAN SURVIVALIST


[R]   Essential Vehicular Counter-Surveillance Tactics

Vinjatek Driving ///This is the basic guideline of countermeasures to reduce, prevent or manipulate physical surveillance in motor vehicle scenarios as a civilian.

[ January 10 2018 ]         DATA, GUIDES, RESTRICTED, SURVIVAL, TRADECRAFT, URBAN SURVIVALIST


SERE Pouch 1 Kit : Review

SERE Pouch 1 by Triple Aught Design /// VinjatekThe Triple Aught Design SERE Pouch 1 is an ultra-compact contingency kit / tool bag for specialized purposes; escape, entry and urban survival.

[ January 08 2018 ]         DATA, EDC, GEAR, SURVIVAL, TRADECRAFT, URBAN SURVIVALIST









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