Under the Radar

Under the Radar

Mastering the art of escape, evasion, and survival in hostile environments

By Grant Rayner

US $14.99

First published 27 November 2020

Updated to Version 4 on 6 April 2022

ISBN: 978-981-14-9032-3

334 pages

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In today’s unpredictable world, danger can lurk around every corner, especially for those who dare to travel or work in high-risk environments. Whether you’re a journalist on assignment, a security operative, or a business traveler venturing into uncharted territory, understanding how to navigate the perils of hostile environments is essential for your safety and success.

‘Under the Radar’ is a comprehensive guide that will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate discreetly and securely in the most challenging circumstances. Written by Grant Rayner, an expert in the field with years of experience in high-risk operations, this book provides an unflinching look into the complex and often harrowing world of escape, evasion, and survival.

Beginning with meticulous preparation, Grant guides you through the intricacies of understanding your individual needs, country and cultural awareness, travel arrangements, and essential equipment. As you delve deeper into the book, you’ll explore the nuances of operational security, including securing physical information, maintaining discretion, and avoiding social engineering traps.

With chapters covering everything from assessing and confronting security services to the dark realities of arrest, interrogation, and torture, ‘Under the Radar’ leaves no stone unturned. It equips you with the tools to make critical decisions in the face of adversity and provides expert advice on escape planning, evasion techniques, and even the psychological challenges of detainment.

In this gripping and eye-opening read, Grant Rayner offers a unique and invaluable resource for those who must navigate the treacherous waters of hostile environments. ‘Under the Radar’ is an indispensable guide that will prepare you for the unexpected, helping you stay one step ahead of danger and ensuring that you come out on the other side, safe and sound.

Don’t embark on your next high-risk journey without the knowledge and guidance found in ‘Under the Radar’. Prepare yourself to face the challenges ahead, and secure your copy today.


Table of contents

  1. Preparation
  2. Arrival
  3. Operational security
  4. Contact!
  5. Police problems
  6. Arrest
  7. Interrogation
  8. Torture
  9. Detainment
  10. Escape 101 (lower-security facilities)
  11. Escape 102 (higher-security facilities)
  12. Evasion 101 (rural environments)
  13. Evasion 102 (urban environments)
  14. Getting out
  15. Illegal crossing
  16. Over it all Afterword

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