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US Army MOLLE Backpacks

The MOLLE or the (Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment), was first developed by Specialty Defense Systems, and it replace the ALICE back pack because it was not waterproof and had many flaws in design and was deemed inferior for desert warfare at the beginning of the iraq war in 1991. It was replaced by a waterproof and far superior system the MOLLE. The MOLLE is much more abrasion proof and waterproof and can fit a lot more gear in it, and be carried on long marches comfortably with out constantly losing up like the ALICE system did. After all when a soldier is in the field his back pack is him home and it need to with stand virtually anything.

The MOLLE army backpack was not without its down falls as well it had a ball and hook method that did not work very well at all and often cam unclasped putting weight on a soldiers back causing some injuries this clasp method was later removed. The back pack also had a zipper when the packs stuffed full the zipper can burst. Also the pack was way to short to accommodate the holding of body armor.

Another model of the MOLLE was made for the United States Marines so it could accommodate much more weight and was taller to hold body armor and mortar rounds. Even though the MOLLE has its share of problems it was still a far superior back pact the the previous ALICE military tactical backpack. Many of the MOLLE or MOLLE similar designs are being adopted by British forces. Because after all when it come to soldiers in the field they need tough equipment to stand the harshest combat and weather conditions. There is a new version of the MOLLE that fixes most of it shortcoming in now in use in the United States Armed Forces.

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This MP3 holder is field ready
****Large load cargo capacity compartment with separate pocket to fit up to two 3L hydration bladders. Body contour shoulder straps with D-Ring for equipment attachment, sternum starp and waist belt. External side compression straps. Heavy-Duty carry and drag handle. Two double zipper pulls on the main compartment for easy access. Individual form pad back penal for extra comfort and maximum airflow. Grommets on all compartments for drainage.**** Total of seven compartments: Main Compartment with gear straps to secure gears and two extra mesh pockets. Second Compartment contains three map/document pockets, two radio pockets, and penholders. Two large pockets on the back, bottom pocket (12.5″ x 6″ x 3″) with three elastic closure mash pocket and a zipper mash pocket. Two side pockets (9″ x 5″ x 2.5″) one on each side. One Compartment for hydration systems.

From Fort Bragg, NC. USA Military Surplus Molle II Sleep Carrier System. Please be advised all used military surplus quipment may have markings on them such as names, numbers, color paint, etc. Sometimes we may miss a imperfection and will do our best to provide the closest condition listed. Pictures listed may not be the exact item you receive, but are shown as illustrations.

* Water resistant
* Nylon material
* Bag can be used as a tote bag if you put shoulder strap on side clips. (does not come with shoulder strap)

MADE OF 600D POLYESTER
LARGE MAIN COMPARTMENT
1 OUTSIDE ZIPPER POUCH
INTERNAL HYDRATION PANEL
ADJUSTABLE PADDED SHOULDER STRAPS
STERUM STRAP
ADJUSTABLE WAIST BELT
FOAM BACK SUPPORT PANEL
M.O.L.L.E. ATTACHMENTS ON FRONT AND SIDES
ACCESSORY LOOPS
20” X 12” X 7”
This Tactical Trauma Kit was designed by a former pararescueman to be used by those who might find themselves in the line of fire; police, military, tactical groups and hunters. The pouch offers easy access to all essential items in case of an emergency and includes a blood stopper kit. The molle compatible pouch is designed to strap onto your MOLLE vest, pack, leg drop platform or other gear and unfolds to provide easy and immediate access to your gear. Measures approximately 8″ x 6″ x 3.5″. This Tactical Trauma Kit includes: 1 bloodstopper Kit, 1 4″ cohesive Bandage, 16 Bandage strips 3″ X 1″, 1 5″ X 9″ Abdomen pad, 1 burn gel package, 1 1 first aid instructions. 1 SS Tweezers, 1 EMT shears, 6 Safety Pins, 1 Pair latex gloves, 4 pain relievers, 2 Ammonia Inhalants, 6 Benzalkonium Chloride wipes, 1 Triangular Bandage, 5 butterfly closure strips and 1 tape
Designed to securely hold your first aid kit, including a battle dressing or blood stopper kit. This pouch is empty — you have to add the contents of the kit yourself. 7″ tall x 5″ wide x 2-1/2″ deep.This is the empty kit. To see our stocked kits, look in the emergency medicine section of our web store. 

Fits on your MOLLE compatible tactical vest, chest rig, gear bag, belt, or other equipment.

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