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Elite Survival Systems Purchases The Recon Brand From Kit Bag of Australia

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Elite Survival Systems® has recently finalized the purchase of the Recon® Sleeping Bag brand from Kit Bag of Australia.


Recon®, known for high-quality, purpose-built sleeping systems and accessories, has been on the forefront of technological innovation since 1998. Recon® is known for developing ultra-lightweight, compact sleeping systems that will withstand the test of time. Recon® bags are currently in use by the RAAF and NATO, and in use by U.S. forces, as well as other forces worldwide. Since 2011, Elite Survival Systems has been the exclusive North American distributor of the Recon® sleeping bag line. The company will continue to produce the existing Recon® line, and plans to expand the product offering.


SSD readers will get 20% off any Recon bag by using code SSD20 at checkout. Thanks Elite Survival Systems!

For more information on the Recon® sleeping bag lineup, visit or email

NRA – Core Defender Belly Band Holster from Elite Survival Systems

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Although they fell out of favor, Belly Bands have been making a come back, particularly for use with rifle magazines, radios and survival gear. It’s a simple design, made from orthopedic ergonomic elastic with no latex content and a Velcro front closure and can be worn beneath outer garments. In addition to sewn in channels for handguns on either side there are three magazine size pouch openings at the rear. Made in the USA and offered in Black or Coyote.

SHOT Show – Elite Survival Systems

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Elite Survival Systems has introduced a line of concealed carry pouches that actually look like normal day-to-day bags. They are designed for guns in the G42/43 range.


The Marathon GunPack is actually useful for runners with 14 oz of water in flasks. It also has a nonslip back so it stays put.

I also like the Photo Ops GunPack which looks like a chest mounted camera pack.

Elite Survival Systems – PULSE 24-Hour Backpack

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

7701 Front

The Elite Survival Systems PULSE 24-Hour Backpack is a sleek, feature-rich backpack appropriate for everything from a day trip to an extended operation.

7701 Back

Constructed of 1000D nylon, the PULSE features covered, moisture resistant zippers, and heavy-duty hardware. The sheer space of the PULSE is divided into three padded compartments, two of which are set up for hydration reservoirs and tube routing; this feature also allows the PULSE to carry two hydration reservoirs at the same time. The exterior features laser-cut, low-profile MOLLE compatible panels, and the internal air-weight aluminum backbone keeps weight distributed and off the user’s spine. Additional features include a removable handle with over 5 feet of emergency paracord, internal tie-down and external compressions straps, adjustable sternum and shoulder straps, and an adjustable waist strap.

7701 On Model

The PULSE 24-Hour Backpack is offered in Black and Coyote Tan.

Elite Survival Systems – STEALTH Covert Operations Backpack

Monday, June 1st, 2015

7725 Front

The STEALTH Covert Operations Backpack by Elite Survival Systems is designed to carry a 16″ M4 with additional gear without the standard “industry” indicators.

7725 In Use

On the outside, the STEALTH Pack looks like a standard sports pack. The inside, however, is constructed of MilSpec 500D nylon, with two main compartments for a broken-down AR-15 pattern weapon and accessories. The rifle compartment is lined with loop Velcro and is fitted with dual adjustable, removable stabilizers to carry an upper and lower receiver side-by-side. The rifle compartment also features a separate handgun or eyewear pocket, spacious enough to fit a full-sized pistol. The accessory compartment features a MOLLE field with loop Velcro, allowing the user the choice of PALS-compatible and hook-backed pouches.

7725 On Model

Additional features include a padded front admin compartment with organization pockets, removable waist straps, compression straps, s-shaped backpack straps, and vented, lumbar support padding.

NRAAM 2015 – Elite Survival Systems

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Introduced at SHOT Show, the Stealth Covert Operations Pack has already sold through the first run.

It features a large firearms pocket as well as a fully configurable PALS and Velcro compatible accessory pocket and admin pocket.
Additionally, the shoulder straps and back are fully padded. Available in Black and Grey.

Elite Survival Systems – Modular Vest Panel System

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014


Elite Survival Systems Modular Vest Panel System, or MVP, consists of a line of tactical vests made up of a series of interchangeable pieces for improved customization. Each component of the system is constructed of 1000D nylon, heavy-duty hardware, and nylon mesh. All front panels have a non-slip shooting and Velcro attach area.


A variety of panels are now available, including a cross-draw holster panel, ammo panel, and MOLLE panel which can be integrated with other panels for greater versatility. This modularity allows the user to adjust their vest to meet their requirements as needed. Additionally, the shoulders and waist can be adjusted to fit users in the small to 2x sizes.