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The Carbon Fiber Knife

The Carbon Fiber Knife /// VinjatekThe purpose of a carbon fiber knife is for highly specialized close quarters combat tactics in very focused special circumstance scenarios.

[ October 04 2019 ]         DATA, GEAR, TACTICAL, WEAPONOLOGY


*OPS: The Wetwork Club

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.

[ September 27 2019 ]         DATA, OPS, TRADECRAFT


Undetectable SERE + CQC System

Undetectable SERE + CQC System Everyday Carry Kit /// VinjatekAn ultra-minimal yet highly impactive EDC concept for close quarters combat, escape and entry functions in a search and scan resistant system.

[ September 14 2019 ]         DATA, GEAR, TRADECRAFT, WEAPONOLOGY


Ask: What’s Your Morning Routine as a Covert Operative and Nomad?

Ask John V Cain /// VinjatekASK is a series of posts answering questions asked by readers about the operative, survivalist and nomadic lifestyle. Contact us to ask your own.

[ August 28 2019 ]         ASK, DATA, LIFESTYLE


An Operative of All Skillsets is a Master of None

VSSL Compass on The Mekong Delta, Vietnam /// VinjatekA “Jack of all trades, master of none” refers to those who expand their skillsets too broadly and beyond their capacity, mastering no skills.

[ August 08 2019 ]         DATA, LIFE TACTICS, PHILOSOPHY


[R]   The Disguise-Shift Method

The Disguise-Shift Methodology With Goruck TAC Hat /// VinjatekThis appearance subterfuge strategy differs from than using prosthetics, uniforms and other intensive measures. Instead it’s selective and improvised.

[ July 30 2019 ]         DATA, RESTRICTED, TRADECRAFT


[R]   “Listed” Impromptu Safe Houses

Safe Houses and Hong Kong Density Apartments /// VinjatekWhen in need of (urban) refuge with no money, available safe house or viable shelter, you can establish your own temporary haven with this method.

[ July 23 2019 ]         ACCOMMODATIONS, DATA, HACKS, RESTRICTED, TRADECRAFT


Photo: Driving to NSA Headquarters

NSA Headquarters Entrance /// VinjatekEn route to the National Security Agency Headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland. An ominous entrance to an enigmatic place. Circa 2012.

[ July 05 2019 ]         DATA, PHOTOGRAPHY









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