Threat Analysis What are we defending against?
- 1 Internal Threats
- 2 External Threats
- 3 Defense Strategies
- 4 Defensive Equipment
- 5 Threat surveillance and Detection
- 6 Individual Equipment and Protection
- 7 Unconventional weapons
Deterrence could involve hiring a private defense agency such as Acme Private Defense to retaliate against aggressors. Presumably, arrangements could be worked out for payment to be made only after a successful counterattack were launched.
Sound wave emitters
Striking weapons - nunchucks, batons, etc
Incapacitants - Pepper spray, etc
Short Range/Small arms
Pistols Semiautomatic, .40 S&W / 10mm / .45ACP class
Shotguns - 12 Ga Pump / Semi / Full variety of ammunition including beanbag, rubber ball
Intermediate Range /Small arms
Rifles- Preferably select fire assault rifles, make and model being dependent on budget. Reliability will be important because it is unlikely that there will be a gunsmith in the early days of seasteading.
Long Range / Small Arms
M249 Ideally modified to fire the 6.5 Grendel round
Crew served weapons
CIWS Air and close-in point defense
Intermediate range, air defense
Sea Sparrow (type)
Intermediate range surface defense
Structural defense mechanisms
Partial or complete flooding of selected areas, up to the reversible submersibility of the entire structure
Threat surveillance and Detection
Area Radar Aerostat radar (type)
Active / passive sonar?
Individual Equipment and Protection
Fire resistant clothing (shirt/trousers or jump/flight suit), gloves, head covering (balaclava), boots
Load carrying equipment
Vest with integrated pouches for ammo, water, first aid kit, etc. With armor and/or flotation
Night vision devices
Helmet with face shield, integrated communications and hearing protection
directed microwave emitters
metalstorm / flechettes
in general, use the stuff that the big militaries paid to have developed, and then couldn't use because of the bureaucracy. see steyr ACR for an example.
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