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Also explain EMP proof box
. I did not notice a map, or gps.
While other members should have a basic map, as the nav guy, you should have maps that have been pre-marked with locations of important resources, safe havens and destinations.
f FRS/GMRS 2 way radios
A lot of your kit was devoted to power generation and supply. You have a few different solar panel chargers. I would consider minimizing this and trying to locate the best single portable and performing one you can.
However, if your phone is not in there at the time of the event that activates your survival group, it may be pointless.
Additionally, you have the HD's and flash drives in it, but no PC. Would they serve a purpose if you had no pc to connect to?
Who will you need to signal?
pen flares, gun flares, electronic LED flares, high visibility ribbon or tap
Signaling may also entail marking a target or location. Tape, chem lights and some newer led marking devices are good for this, and can come in colors and IR. You could consider these for your kit.
BOB or INCH bag
How well are the other 3 members of your group in their specialty preps?
Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
reply to post by Six6Six
Wow, really? I had no idea, that is pretty crazy, since I came up with this system myself lol. Maybe I am an SAS guy...you never know
Having only 4 men in the patrol does, however, require a balance of specializations be present throughout the unit. SAS Specialized Skills Each SAS trooper has a primary skill that they have specialized in.
In addition to this, most will also have a secondary level of expertise in at least one area as well as having a basic grounding in all skills.
Secure communications are absolutely vital for an SAS patrol operating far from HQ. An SAS signaler becomes highly proficient in the use of the various portable radio systems such as High Frequency (HF) Radio and Satellite Communications (SATCOM). Signalers learn procedures for burst transmissions and become fluent in morse code. SAS signalers will usually patrol and sleep close to the patrol commander so situation reports (sitreps) and other communication with HQ can be easily facilitated. In some cases, an SAS patrol may take a signaler from 264(SAS) Signals Squadron along on a mission. As the signals skill is so important, every member of an SAS patrol will have a working knowledge of the equipment and procedures. When comprising the team, the patrol leader will tend to avoid placing the signaler in the more vulnerable point (lead) or tailend charlie (rear) positions.
SAS medics undergo intensive medical training, beginning with a course at Hereford, followed by a stint in real life hospital. The medic is a crucial element of any military unit and especially so for an SAS patrol. In most cases the medic will be the only source of aid in the event of injury. SAS medics need to be able to deal with everything from infections to major gunshot trauma. They can also help with hearts and minds operations by establishing trust with local populations through medical assistance. Like signalers, the patrol's medic will usually be situated in the middle of the patrol.
Language skills are crucial when dealing with natives whilst engaging in hearts and minds operations or when liaising with foreign troops. SAS soldiers are mostly taught languages at the Army School Of Languages in Beaconsfield and usually followed up by a visit to the respective country to practice using their skills in the real world.
Forward Air Control (FAC)
An increasingly important skill is that of Forward Air Control. SAS FACs undergo extensive training in the complex art of calling in aircraft to attack ground targets. Their job is made a little easier by modern technology such as laser target designators and IR strobe beacons, however they must, if needed, be able to verbally 'walk' an aircraft onto the target. This requires an expertise in map reading, an ability to clearly and concisely convey complex information; all whilst under tremendous pressure.
As many SAS missions end with stuff getting blown up (to use the technical term), a patrol will most likely need to contain a demolitions, or 'dems' expert. An extensive demolitions course is undertook which covers the various types of explosives, how to identify the points in a structure where best to place charges, and how to choose the types of target to hit in order to achieve the desired mission goals.
Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
Whats a bob or an inch bag
Unfortunately I will not survive the zombie apocalypse because the other three members are nonexistent at this point lol..