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In a legitimate survival situation, you will have to protect yourself and your family. All of the food, water and gear in the world is great, but every bit of it goes to the scruffy guy with fewer scruples if you don’t have the tools and will to defend it. Fortunately, the flower of modern engineering prowess has conspired to produce some fascinating tools to help you out in that regard. Whether you gravitate towards guns, blades, crossbows or the truly weird, this survival and self defense gear offers a veritable cornucopia of weaponry.

For more information about the self defense gear featured in the gallery above, check out the following sites.

Hawke Knives Peregrine
shop.hawkebrand.com

Benjamin Pioneer Airbow
crosman.com

Ontario SP-16 SPAX
ontarioknife.com

Century Arms .410 Side-By-Side
centuryarms.com

Outdoor Edge Harpoon
outdooredge.com

TenPoint Venom Xtra
tenpointcrossbows.com

WK II Rescue Axe
winklerknives.com

Kershaw Fatback
kershaw.kaiusaltd.com

TenPoint Carbon Nitro RDX
tenpointcrossbows.com

Outdoor Edge Brush Demon
outdooredge.com

Zippo 4-in-1 Woodsman
zippooutdoor.com

Henry Lever Actions
henryusa.com

Chiappa X-Caliber Adaptor Sets
chiappafirearms.com

Carbon Express Crossbows
carbonexpresscrossbow.com

SOG Quake
sogknives.com

Kel-Tec SUB-2000
keltecweapons.com

Spyderco SzaboHawk
spyderco.com

Buck 738 Bow TRX
buckknives.com

Century Arms TP9SF
centuryarms.com

Steel Will Chieftain
steelwillknives.com

This article was originally published in ‘Survivor’s Edge’ Summer 2016. To subscribe to this magazine, visit outdoorgroupstore.com.

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