Archive for the ‘Load Carrying’ Category

Velocity Systems Launches New Products

Friday, January 14th, 2022

Velocity Systems New Mission Configurable Chest Rig (MCCR), Mission Configurable Placard (MCP), Double 5.56 Insert, Triple 5.56 Kydex Insert, Double 7.62 Kydex Insert, Quad MPX Insert, Double Pistol Insert, Side Flap Radio Pouch Motorola APEX, Side Flap Radio Pouch 148-152s.

The Mission Configurable Chest Rig (MCCR) was designed with modularity in mind. This lightweight, versatile system can be run as a stand-alone chest rig (MCCR), or as a placard (MCP). The MCCR/MCP can be built to meet a wide range of operational requirements through the utilization of a host of accessory options including: 7 different magazine inserts, 2 radio inserts, MOLLE Side Flaps, a Kangaroo Zipper Top, and a Lower Abdomen Pouch.

The body is 10.5” long, 7” tall, 6.8oz and features: 5 rows of 6 column MOLLE, a kangaroo pouch for magazine inserts or the Kangaroo Zipper Top, a built-in map pocket, side envelope pockets to add radio inserts or MOLLE side flaps, and a bottom envelope pocket to add a Lower Abdomen Pouch. All pockets are secured with hook and loop VELCRO® brand closures.

The kangaroo pouch can hold the Double Pistol Insert and Double 5.56 Insert simultaneously or the Triple 5.56 Kydex Insert, Triple 5.56 Insert, Double 5.56 Insert, Double 7.62 Kydex Insert, Double 7.62 Insert, Quad MPX Insert, Double Pistol Insert, or the Kangaroo Zipper Top (in size small) solo.

Two MOLLE side flaps come standard with the MCCR to add two extra rows of storage capability. The MOLLE side flaps VELCRO® directly into the side envelop pockets. To increase versatility, you can also utilize one of the two radio insert accessories in place of the MOLLE side flaps: Side Flap Radio Pouch Motorola APEX and Side Flap Radio Pouch 148-152s.

Comfort is key, the MCCR harness comes with padded shoulder sleeves made of a stretch woven material. The material allows enough elasticity to permit room for cable/hydration tube routing and adds comfort while still maintaining a low-profile design. The harness features a 4 row x 4 column MOLLE panel for antenna relocation routing, hanging a hydration bladder pouch or additional accessories. The harness can be adjusted for 6” of height by moving the front ITW QASM Buckles vertically in the provided sewn slots.

To increase versatility the Mission Configurable Chest Rig (MCCR) can be easily converted into the Mission Configurable Placard using the Velocity Systems SwiftClip® System.  Simply remove the four 1″ split bar side release buckles and attach the placard to the front of your plate carrier by clipping in the two upward facing male buckles and attaching the hook VELCRO® on the back of the placard to the loop VELCRO® on the front of the carrier.

Note: The MCCR and MCP do not come with magazine inserts, radio inserts, the Kangaroo Zipper Top, the Lower Abdomen Pouch, or any other accessories. Some of these additional accessories are needed for operational requirements. Some images display optional accessories that are sold separately. The Mission Configurable Chest Rig (MCCR) comes with a harness, a waist strap, and MOLLE side flaps only. The Mission Configurable Placard (MCP) comes with side flaps only.


Magpul Introduces DAKA Lite Pouches

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Offered in Small, Medium, and Large the new Magpul DAKA Lite Pouches are bit thinner than what you’re used to, but it was done to save weight.

Made from 70D TPU-coated nylon they are RF welded and have an integral YKK AquaGuard water-repellant zippered opening with an injection molded zipper-pull as well as carabiner attachment points.

Testers tell me that they are plenty durable and if you’re carrying them on your back, those saved ounces will add up.

Offered in Black, FDE and Grey.

Magpul DAKA Single Pistol Case

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

Magpul continues to expand their DAKA line with a new Single Pistol Case.

In addition to a Carabiner attachment point, there is a 550 Paracord zipper pull. Additionally, the Snag-free protective EVA foam liner will pad your pistols during transport and storage.

Offered in Black and FDE.

New – Magpul DAKA Utility Organizer

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

This year Magpul is taking their DAKA line to a whole new level with items like this Utility Organizer.

It’s the same DAKA construction you’ve come to rely on but in a new form factor with a zipper around three sides so you can get it all the way open to access and store your electronics, tools and first-aid gear.

Inside there’s a zippered mesh pocket on one side, and two vertical pockets and three elastic pass-throughs capable on the other side. The zipper features a 550 paracord pull with heat shrink tubing for enhanced grip, even with gloves.

Offered in Black, FDE, Orange and Red.

S.O.Tech Road Warrior Bag in Brushstroke

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

A travel bag designed by guys who hit the road hard, fast and often – SOF operators. These are guys who are always waiting for the balloon to go up and the call to move out. The guys who live in hotel rooms and stay prepped and organized to lift and shift to the next location on a moments notice.

The Road Warrior Bag has pockets for your power cords, first aid and survival kits, international licenses, passports and travel documents, and a main compartment organizing your hygiene items and meds. This bag stays stocked and loaded in your locker. When the call comes, you throw this in a 3 day pack with a weeks worth of clothes and you are out the door. When you are laid out in your hotel and the team needs to shift to the next town, a quick visual inspection of this pack will remind you what is missing before you blow out. Power cords, batteries, can openers, flashlights, SCUBA license, bug juice, pill packs – everything has its place. And when you get back to home base, restock before you replace because you never know when that phone is going to ring. 

The Road Warrior Bag also makes a great tool, electronics or medical bag.

Drops Friday 1/14 12pm PST. While supplies last, no backorders. $99. Use the following code at checkout for free shipping: asseenonssd

“Built to survive the world’s worst!”

Easily Access Medical Equipment with the Tasmanian Tiger Medic Hip Bag

Monday, January 10th, 2022

Ergonomically designed with intelligent interior partitions and internal variable fixation points to store medical equipment.

Knoxville, Tenn. (January 2022) – Tasmanian Tiger®, a tactical nylon line of products distributed exclusively for the US market by Proforce Equipment, Inc., announces the TT Medic Hip Bag is now available. Ergonomically designed, the TT Medic Hip Bag has intelligent interior partitions and internal variable fixation points to store medical equipment. The lid opens upward for easy access and includes a scissors pouch. It features a large zipped pocket and MOLLE hook on the exterior for modular expansion.

The side pockets of the TT Medic Hip Bag are equipped with MOLLE hook and loop strips. The hip belt can be removed so a medic may carry it as a shoulder bag, or, the shoulder strap may be detached to wear it freely as a hip bag. Designed to be attachable for vests, hip bags, etc., it can also be attached to a plate carrier using special adapters.

With a volume of nine liters (183 cubic inches), the TT Medic Hip Bag weighs in at 30 oz. (549g.). Made from Cordura® 700 den (Multicam 500 den), it measures 12.5 x 6 x 6.5 in. (32 x 16 x 17 cm). Available in Black, Olive, Coyote, and Multicam. MSRP for Black, Olive, and Coyote $139.00; Multicam $149.00.

Bushnell Releases New Vault Bino Harness System

Friday, January 7th, 2022

New Caddy and Rangefinder Pouch Offers Maximum Protection and Easy Access

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – January 6, 2022 – Bushnell®, an industry leader in performance optics, announces the introduction of its Vault® Bino Harness System. The new Vault offers hunters and shooters effective and convenient protection for their optics in a compact design that doesn’t restrict movement in the field.

Packed with the features serious outdoorsmen and women need most in the field, the Vault has a compact, modular design that makes protecting and accessing your optics easy. A quiet magnetic closure gives you fast, one-handed access to your glass. The top closure completely covers the top of the caddy, protecting your binoculars from dust and moisture, plus it opens towards the front so the closure doesn’t get in the way while retrieving your glass.

Inside, the bino caddy features a water-resistant, soft lining that cuts down on noise and protects your objective lenses. The caddy fits up to 12×50 roof prism binoculars and can be adapted to fit smaller binos with an included riser that sits in the bottom of the pouch. Mesh pockets on the sides of the caddy are a handy place to stash mouth calls or wind checker bottles, while a zippered pocket on the back of the caddy can hold a smartphone or your tag. MOLLE webbing on the bottom of the caddy allows users to attach a handgun or bear spray holster.

Overall, the caddy is designed to be low-profile and compact so it doesn’t interfere with movement. The integrated, ultralight harness is comfortable and easy to attach and detach with the built-in buckles. Users can also detach the caddy and use the standalone harness with their binoculars.

The laser rangefinder pouch (sold separately) is constructed with the same fabric and magnetic closure as the bino caddy, and it attaches to the side of the caddy using three simple U-shaped clips. This gives users easy access to their laser rangefinder, and an integrated tether prevents them from losing it in the field.

The feature-packed Vault bino harness system has an MSRP of $69.99. The laser rangefinder pouch has an MSRP of $29.99. To learn more about these products or to see the full lineup of Bushnell optics and gear, check out

A Deeper Look at the Modular Chest Rig System by Tardigrade Tactical

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022

The Modular Chest Rig System or MRCS is a pretty impressive undertaking by Tardigrade Tactical. They rolled out an entire system with components all at once, allowing the user to configure his kit in a bunch of different ways.

The MCRS include different types of PALS compatible fronts, all with build in compartments on the back, ranging from:

– “Classic” chest rig fronts (Infantry Chest Rig Front) with the width of 6 to 16 MOLLE/PALS columns. 

– “Split fronts” (Recon Split Front) with interchangable buckles for connecting the two sides of the split fronts.

– Placard compatible chest rig fronts (Infantry Chest Rig Front – Plackart Ready) that allows the end-user to change between plackarts according to the task and hand. 

The MCRS also includes a variety of harnesses and additional components to attach to any chest rig front, including slim, ergonomic and modular harnesses adoptable to both LE and MIL end-users. 

The MCRS – Modular Chest Rig System is an expandable and adaptable system, and system as a whole will continue to grow in the future, and as we get feedback and input from our end-users, we will be able to include these when developing future components.

They use letters to help you put the whole thing together. For most rigs you have to combine the components to reach the combination: A, B, C and so on, possible all the way to F.

Here’s an example:

This variant which combines:

MCRS – Infantry Chest Rig Front size 6
MCRS – Y-Harness
MCRS – Back Strap size 1

Solo – Rifle Magazine Pouch
Speed Reload Pouch – Pistol

It’s offered in multiple colors including Black, Coyote, Ranger Green, Wolf Grey and MultiCam.