How do you protect your home, retreat or homestead if it is underground or if it is of different design and construction than a regular house? What about improvised shelters in the woods or temporary camps?
Many self-reliant people build homes of unconventional materials such as CONEX container houses, underground houses, earthbag domes or earthship houses to make use of their passive solar features, insulation, low cost, non-flammable properties, or the fact that they provide better hard cover against small arms fire than wood-framed homes. Many readers have also asked about how to defend campsites or improvised wilderness shelters.
Tactics and strategy for the two scenarios have some differences, but correct principles of home and retreat defense apply to both, so I will lay out some pointers for retreat defense then and list some specific tactics for camps.
Defense of Irregular Shelters
Do not let yourself become boxed-in. This is common mistake in bunker design. Building a safe room or bunker with a…Continue reading at SurvivoPedia: Survival Defense For Uncommon Shelters