Military Backpacks & Army Backpacks
Having the tactical gear and survival equipment that is required while on deployment or on assignment is important to law enforcement and military personnel. Depending on the situation and assignment, there may be the need to carry supplies such as additional mags, medical kits, tactical flashlights and even hydration systems. Tactical backpacks are suitable for long-distance hiking, law enforcement, military deployment, and outdoor adventures.
When in search of a military backpack many consumers get confused between a tactical backpack and a military backpack. Some people use them interchangeably, but there can be a difference in their features.
Military Backpack vs Tactical Backpack
Both tactical and military packs have similar benefits and features. A differentiating aspect of a military pack is the weight, construction and compartment design.
Military backpacks are usually on the heavy side, they are super durable, made to be carried through harsh conditions and are generally easy to organize. They also give the ability to attach multiple tactical pouches, mag pouches and additional MOLLE gear.
There are different types of military backpacks including, 3 day pack, duty pack, MOLLE backpack, assault pack, and sling packs to name a few. These tactical bags come with standard features as well as specialized additions. Some of the standard features that you can find are:
- Back zipper pocket
- Easy grip carry handle
- Cushioned construction
- Front zipped pockets
- MOLLE compatible
- Two-way zipper
- Water resistance
- Expandable and adjustable shoulder strap
Some additional design features include, helmet carry pouches, concealed carry pockets, hydration bladder compartments, MOLLE webbing and laptop compartments.
Popular Military Packs
With the need of compact and portable shoulder bags to carry sidearms, extra mags and additional duty gear/supplies, TRU-SPEC has designed the Trek Sling Pack. This extremely durable sling pack has strategically placed pockets, a pistol pocket, zippered compartments and a belt loop to fasten it to your tactical pants or ripstop shorts. All the features and benefits make this TRU-SPEC sling pack perfect for on-the-go operations that allows for organization and concealed carry.
5.11 Tactical Rush 24 Backpack- This Multicam backpack offers a camouflage pattern designed for use in a wide range of conditions and it is also available in six different patterns. Designed by a Special Operations Combat veteran, this military backpack brings you the most functional web gear around, with MOLLE compatibility and 5.11’s SlickStick system.
Additional Military Gear
When preparing for your next assignment or deployment, additional combat gear may be needed. Galls is proud to offer over 1,000 different styles of uniform apparel, body armor, military watches and much more.
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