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 IFAK 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 packs, MOLLE backpacks, assault packs, 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 for 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 allow for organization and concealed carry.
5.11’s best-selling pack just got better. The 5.11 Rush 24 2.0 Backpack now comes with more features, including a CCW compartment, a padded laptop sleeve, and dual top pockets with internal slips. This 5.11 backpack has a MultiCam camouflage pattern for use in a wide range of conditions, plus four other patterns. It makes for the perfect bug out bag and features 29 inner/outer pockets for storing your essentials and wrap-around MOLLE for extending your loadout. This MultiCam backpack is also RUSH Tier and hydration compatible.
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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