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Tactical Gear – Military Backpacks, Hydration Bladders, Gloves and Tactical Packs

Tactical Backpacks & Packs

Durable and strategically designed to anticipate challenges, CamelBak’s tactical and military backpacks act as a valuable and essential aid in a variety of situations. Our packs are created with your mobility in mind, while giving you easy access to what you need when every moment matters.  

Get mission ready with our wide range of tactical backpacks engineered to work as hard as you do, offering dual functionality, combining essential hydration with the storage practicality you need in a pack. 

What Is a Tactical Backpack?

Tactical backpacks are a key essential for military, law enforcement, or first responders. Most tactical backpacks feature military hydration bladder compatibility and external ports for essential equipment including radio antennae and earphones. 

In addition to hands-free hydration, tactical backpacks also allow you to carry essentials like military gloves, bedding, clothing, communication equipment, shelter, flashlights and defense items. 

Benefits of Tactical Backpacks

As pioneers in hands-free hydration, CamelBak offers a wide range of military and tactical backpack options and styles with benefits that include:


Staying hydrated is essential for optimal health and performance throughout the day. In highly active environments, a hands-free hydration pack is a far more convenient hydration method when compared to carrying a water bottle. 

Functional and Durable

Military and tactical personnel are required to go where the action dictates, and this requires a durable tactical kit that can withstand the elements. Our military packs are designed with quality and longevity in mind. 

How to Choose the Best Tactical Backpack

Prepare for every possibility with comfortable and lightweight tactical packs offering a range of pockets and features to help you store the essential items you need - for easy access when you need them most. When selecting a tactical backpack, there are many factors to consider including: 

  • Water Storage: Depending on your needs, you can find tactical backpacks with water storage capabilities from 1.5 liters up to 3 liters.
  • Pack Capacity: Tactical backpacks typically have multiple storage options. Pack capacity can vary considerably, with larger packs offering up to 47 liters of space for equipment, in addition to the hydration storage.
  • Design Choices/Color Options: When it comes to military and tactical pack designs, camouflage, tan and black are always popular picks, in addition to more bold color options and higher visibility designs.

Be Prepared to Meet Every Challenge 

When you are in a situation where every minute counts, the last thing you want to worry about is an il-fitting pack, dehydration, or the absence of essential items. 

Whether you are engaged in military maneuvers, law enforcement or any other form of high-activity ventures, we’ve got you covered. At CamelBak, it’s our mission to support you in all of life’s endeavors with quality equipment that enables you to perform at your peak – wherever you are in the world.  

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