When and if society breaks down, it is nice to be readily prepared. Here’s my list of things to bring in my Bug Out kit (get out of town):

  • 60 liters of Water in 3 x 20 liter jerry cans (from Swedish army surplus)
  • 40 liters of diesel in 2 x 20 liter jerry cans (from German army surplus)
  • Emergency rations for 14 days (from Norwegian army surplus) + canned food + dried food + sprouts
  • Tent and sleeping bag, compass, pillow, map, kerosene light (converted to run on diesel), portable generator and electric lighting
  • Gerber survival knife, + firemaking tool, fishhooks, lines, traps, steel wire, grenade, Japanese Katana samurai sword, 9 mm gun
  • Bulletproof vest (pansershutz, rated for AK-47 / 42 magnum
  • Various protective gear
  • Radioactive measuring tool (Geiger Counter, Soviet/Russian army surplus)
  • Water purification kit
  • Lada Niva jeep (as used in Russian army)