Maybe you’re asking yourself, what's the best way to find a tactical backpack? Here’s your answer, right here! There are so many available that it can be really hard to decide. That’s why we researched some of the best tactical backpack brands and most popular products and put together this review to help you find the right one for you. Before we get started, let’s take a quick look at some of the key features you need to know before you shop.
Water Resistant: Most, but not all, of these backpacks, are water resistant but none are really waterproof. Although some are made of waterproof material and lining, it’s really hard to keep water from seeping through the zipper.
Capacity: A lot of these backpacks compress to a smaller size but if you want to know how much these pack can really hold, you have to look at them when fully expanded. This number is how much they hold when fully expanded.
Material: These bags are typically made of a variety of nylon or polyester. The most important thing is that the pack is durable and both of these materials hold up pretty well with a lot of use.
Color Options: Surprisingly, there are a lot of color options available with these packs overall. Most of them are available in various styles and color of camouflage but there are also a lot of solid colors available, too.
Size: These are the dimensions of the back when there’s nothing in it which gave you some idea of how big it will be when full of gear. Measurements can be deceiving. Some of these packs expand more than others.
Weight: The weight of the empty pack is actually really important. Remember, you’re going to be adding a lot of gear to this bag which means a lot of weight. The lighter the bag is to start with, the better.
Now that you know what to look for, let’s get right to our reviews. If you’re in a hurry, start at the beginning of the list with our top and budget picks to get an idea of the range that’s available. Stick around if you can, though! Whether you’re looking for something specific like the best tactical backpack for laptop or something more general like the best budget tactical backpack, you’ll find what you’re looking for. Okay, let’s go!
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Samantha Dewitt is a lead researcher and writer for GeekWrapped, writing under a pen name. She gets excited about pet, baby, and science products and has over 12 years of experience.
Article last updated on:
September 29, 2019