27 Great Tactical Backpacks for the Strategic Traveler

Updated on April 15, 2023 by Athisham Ulhaq

Are you looking for the perfect tactical backpack to add to your arsenal? Look no further! Here is a comprehensive list of the top 27 tactical backpacks you need in your collection.

Whether you are a professional soldier, an outdoor enthusiast, or a casual traveler, these Tactical Gifts are sure to meet your needs.

27 Tactical Backpacks You Need in Your Arsenal!

1. GI Bro Pack 


The GI Bro Pack has padded straps, breathable mesh, and many color options.

Whether he is hiking, traveling, or just headed for school, these small tactical backpacks would be the way to carry around his stuff from now on.

Related: If you like the idea of getting him a tactical backpack and would like to customize it, be sure to check out these great Personalized Backpacks.

2. Military Tactical Hiking Expandable Backpack

This Military Tactical Hiking Expandable small tactical backpack has a large capacity with a regular size of 14.5’’x 21’’x 8" and an expandable size of 14.5’’x 21’’x 13".

The main compartment expands from 39L (2380 cu in) to 64L (3905 cu in). This tactical backpack has four main loading spaces and a water bottle mesh pocket.

    3. Internal Frame Backpacks with Rain Cover

    The Molle Hiking Internal Frame tactical backpacks have a Polyester lining and the buckled straps closure. It features a padded hip belt that can fit within a 49" waist.

    Using this molle webbing design, he can hang on tools, trekking poles, tents, sleeping bags, and other accessories.

    These molle backpacks are well used as a three-day assault pack for hiking, trekking, camping, climbing, and even traveling. It makes the perfect Hiking Gift For your Man.

    4. Tactical Backpack – Rush 72 2.0

    This Tactical Backpack Rush 72 2.0 features 30 individual inner and outer compartments.

    These tactical backpacks include a roomy main storage area, a hydration pocket, a padded laptop compartment, a large sunglass pouch compartment, and a CCW Concealed Carry Weapon compartment.

    It is one small tactical backpack he will genuinely treasure from you. 

    5. Military Grade Tactical Backpack

    This Military Grade tactical backpack is built to last through every journey!

    These tactical backpacks are loaded with hidden pockets and storage and 11 essential compartments to keep all his external gear together for fitness and adventure needs.

    He will have a roomy main storage area, zipping side pockets, a shoe compartment, and water bottle pockets.

    6. Mardingtop 28L Tactical Backpacks

    The Mardingtop 28L small tactical backpack can carry 28L of his outdoor essentials.

    These tactical backpacks have a hydration compartment and can hold a 2 Liter bladder; the tube is fed through the top of the bag near the grab handle.

    This military tacticalbackpack is made of 600D water-resistant Polyester with YKK Zipper.

    7. DIGBUG Military Tactical Backpack

    The DIGBUG Military Tactical Backpack comes with Polyurethane lining and a side-zip closure.

    These tactical backpacks come with a molle webbing system and webbing throughout for attaching additional tactical pouches as a 3-day assault tactical pack combat molle backpack.

    These tactical backpacks are made of 600x600 Density fabric, durable and water-resistant.

      8. 5.11 Tactical AMP10 Essential Backpack


      These 5.11 Tactical AMP10 Essential military backpacks use weather-resistant material - HEXGRID 420D/1000D Cordura Nylon.

      The spacious compartments feature dual cord pull zippers for side access, an internal padded laptop sleeve w/ hook/loop security compression straps, and a lightweight frame sheet for pack support.

        9. QT&QY 45L Military Tactical Backpack


        This QT&QY 45L Military tactical backpack has a polyester lining and a zipper closure. It has all the space he needs with its 45L capacity.

        These tactical backpacks have a large multi-layer interior storage compartment that can accommodate many outdoor equipment and meet his daily travel needs. 

        These military backpacks have room for all of his essential gear.

          10. Tactical Backpacks Molle Hiking Daypacks

          These Tactical Backpacks Hiking Daypacks with molle webbing design can carry 35L of his essentials for any outdoor adventure.

          This molle webbing backpack comes with a hydration compartment and can hold a 2.5 Liter bladder (bladder is not included); the tube is fed through the top of the bag near the grab handle.

          These military backpacks are ideal for a 3-day assault pack, trekking backpack, or daypack. 

            11. Kelty Tactical Raven 2500 Backpack

            This right tactical backpack has adjustable, padded shoulder straps with a BACSS body armor-compatible suspension system.

            This Kelty Tactical Raven 2500 military backpacks are the ideal gift for him. He can even operate the handset of the Harris 117 and similar-sized satellite radios while the radio is being carried in the tactical pack.

            These assault packs also come with a removable rain cover and is a two-toned- pack color and desert tan. 

            12. Black Outdoor Tactical Backpack


            This Black Outdoor Tactical Backpack comes with a removable waist belt, which helps fix in case he needs to run, or hike and doesn't want it to move around so much.

            There is also a fixing Velcro, which you can use to hold the belt. Suitable for day trips, day hikes, daily walk-around, going to the gym, cycling even camping.

            It is one convenient and flexible tactical backpack for everyday carry.

            13. ACU Digital Outdoor Tactical Backpack


            This ACU Digital Outdoor Tactical Backpack is made from high-quality 600D Polyester added to some waterproof agent.

            The sling bag design with multiple zippered pockets will help keep all his stuff organized, like keys, chargers, cellphones, wallets, kettle, Mini iPad, Kindle, etc.

            These tactical backpacks also have an enormous capacity with five compartments.

            14. Military Tactical Backpack

            It is one ideal Military Tactical Backpack. This bag is best for his camping and hiking trips.

            These tactical backpacks are made with 600D Oxford cloth and comes with a primary and secondary compartment. It has a sports-style design and comes with a softback type.

            He would genuinely appreciate this EDC bag gift for his outdoor adventures!  

            15. Tactical Backpack for Men

            This Tactical Backpack for Men comes in a multicam camouflage pattern.

            These tactical backpacks have a side external USB charging port which provides a convenient way to charge his devices while riding or hiking.

            It also has plenty of zippered compartments and mesh pockets for him to store large and small items like laptops, books, clothes, chargers, etc.

            16. Heavy Duty Tactical Backpack

            This Heavy Duty Tactical Backpack can carry 50L of his essentials for long-distance hiking, law enforcement, military deployment, and other high-activity adventures.

            These military backpacks are a multi-functional bag that he can rely on as it is also heavy-duty. The best part, it comes in his favorite color too. 

            17. Military Water Proof Tactical Backpack

            With this Military Water Proof Tactical Backpack, he is ready for anything! Let your man be fully equipped with all he needs in one bag.

            This tactical backpack is waterproof, heavy duty and multi-functional. Plus, you can choose the color he prefers the most.

            Now that is a gift he will never forget!

            18. FHIOR Tactical Military Bag

            The FHIOR Tactical Military Sling Bag is an ideal choice for anyone looking for a reliable, stylish, and versatile backpack that you can use for outdoor travel, hiking, and sports.

            These tactical backpacks feature a single-chest shoulder backpack design with a padded adjustable shoulder strap that allows you to customize the fit for added comfort and support.

            With its lightweight construction, this tactical backpack is perfect for anyone!

            19. Huntvp Tactical Backpack

            If you are looking for a tactical backpack that is up to any challenge, The Huntvp Tactical Military Backpack is just what you need.

            These tactical backpacks are designed for versatility and comfort and has everything you need for a successful outdoor adventure.

            These military backpacks are designed for those who take their outdoor activities seriously and require a robust and reliable bag to carry their gear.

            20. Mystery Ranch 2 Assault Backpack

            If you are looking for a tactical backpack that won't let you down, the Mystery Ranch 2 Assault Backpack is the way to go.

            It is made with durable, weather-resistant Cordura durable fabric and features adjustable shoulder straps, a padded back panel, and an external zipper pocket.

            These tactical backpacks are designed to give you optimal support while you are on the go.

            21. Tactical AMP 12 Essential Backpack

            The Tactical AMP12 Essential Military Backpacks are incredibly versatile and reliable bag.

            This backpack includes a Hex grid 9x9 Attach Gear Set that allows you to customize your loadout layout easily.

            These tactical backpacks are made of durable 1050D Nylon and is designed to hold up to 25 liters of gear.

            22. FHIOR Gear Military Backpack

            The FHIOR Tactical Gear Military Backpack is one of the most versatile.

            It has a 40L capacity, which makes it perfect for camping, hiking, hunting, and survival trips. It is designed with reinforced stitching and waterproof zippers to ensure that your contents remain secure and dry.

            These tactical backpacks also feature adjustable shoulder straps and a waist belt for maximum comfort and convenience.

            23. Kelty Redwing 44 Tactical

            The Kelty Redwing 44 Tactical Forest Green is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and professionals.

            This tactical backpack is designed to perform better in the most challenging conditions. It is constructed with high-grade materials to ensure maximum durability and reliability.

            24. Tasmanian Tiger Raid Pack Mk III

            The Tasmanian Tiger Raid Mk III military pack is a versatile and reliable tactical backpack made with quality materials that make it highly durable and long-lasting.

            This military-grade sleeping bag is designed to withstand harsh conditions and boasts a large capacity of 52L with a range of compartments to meet all your storage needs.

            These tactical bags also feature heavy-duty zippers and a reinforced bottom for extra strength.

            25. BACKFERRY Large Military Backpack

            The BACKFERRY Large Military Backpack is ideal for a reliable and comfortable tactical backpack.

            This rugged, military-style backpack features a spacious internal frame, two large compartments and additional pouches with a capacity of 60L, making it perfect for extended camping, backpacking, and bushcraft adventures.

            26. EXCELLENT Elite Spanker Medical Backpack

            If you are looking for a tactical backpack that can do it all, the EXCELLENT ELITE SPANKER Medical Tactical Knapsack is the perfect option.

            These multi-purpose tactical bags provide an all-in-one solution for camping, hiking, hunting, and everyday carry.

            The EXCELLENT ELITE SPANKER backpack has many internal mesh pockets unlike many tactical backpacks.

            27. 5.11 Tactical Military RUSH100

            The 5.11 Tactical Military RUSH100 60L Deployment Backpack is a perfect choice for outdoor adventurers looking for a durable and functional pack.

            This tactical bag features two main compartments, with waterproof zippers and rain flaps to keep your items secure and dry in any weather.

            The sturdy construction and multiple pockets make this a great EDC bag for storing your essential gear.

            What is a tactical backpack?

            A tactical backpack is a durable and rugged backpack designed to withstand tough conditions and provide maximum utility for military and law enforcement personnel. These backpacks are also popular among outdoor enthusiasts and anyone looking for a high-quality backpack. Tactical backpacks usually come with a range of features, such as MOLLE webbing, hydration bladder compatibility, and multiple compartments for organized storage. The 3 most important things to know about tactical backpacks are:
            1. They are designed to be rugged and durable, with features to withstand tough conditions.
            2. They often include specialized features, such as webbing and hydration bladder compatibility.
            3. Tactical backpacks are a popular choice for military and law enforcement personnel, as well as outdoor enthusiasts.

            What are the benefits of using a tactical backpack?

            There are several benefits to using a tactical backpack, including its durability and utility. Tactical backpacks are designed to withstand tough conditions and provide maximum utility for military and law enforcement personnel. They are also popular among outdoor enthusiasts, as they can withstand harsh weather conditions and provide ample storage space for gear. The 3 most important benefits of using a tactical backpack are:
            1. They are highly durable and rugged, making them ideal for use in tough conditions.
            2. They often include specialized features, such as MOLLE webbing and hydration bladder compatibility.
            3. Tactical backpacks provide ample storage space and organizational compartments for gear and supplies.

            What are some features to look for in a tactical backpack?

            When shopping for a tactical backpack, there are several features to look for to ensure that you are getting a high-quality and functional product. Some of the key features to consider include the size and capacity of the backpack, the number of compartments and pockets, the type of materials used, and any specialized features, such as MOLLE webbing or hydration bladder compatibility. The 3 most important features to look for in a tactical backpack are:
            1. The size and capacity of the backpack, to ensure that it can hold all of your gear and supplies.
            2. The number of compartments and pockets, to ensure that you can organize your gear and supplies effectively.
            3. Any specialized features, such as MOLLE webbing or hydration bladder compatibility, that may be useful for your specific needs.

            How do you choose the right size tactical backpack?

            Choosing the right size tactical backpack is important to ensure that you have enough space to store all of your gear and supplies. When selecting a tactical backpack, consider the amount of gear you will need to carry, as well as your body size and shape. The 3 most important things to consider when choosing the right size tactical backpack are:
            1. The amount of gear you will need to carry, including any specialized equipment or supplies.
            2. Your body size and shape, as the backpack should fit comfortably and distribute weight evenly.
            3. The size and capacity of the backpack, to ensure that it can hold all of your gear and supplies.

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