Today we’re taking a look at 5.11 Tactical Gear New Products that were announced. As usual, the crew at 5.11 has covered all the bases from pants to backpacks and everything in between.
The Ridge pant is an update on the popular Apex line. Same pocket layout, including the IWB flex cuff tunnel, hidden cuff key pocket, and internal cargo pocket with magazine dividers. The cut has been updated for a more modern, slimmer fit. Built in a 67% polyester/ 33% cotton Flex-Tac® canvas, 6.4-oz., fabric with a Teflon finish. The Ridge pant carries on the Apex legacy, with all the loved pocketing and functionality, with a more modern style.
MSRP – $85.00
The Decoy Convertible Pant is a super lightweight poly/elastane blend with a DWR finish. It’s fast drying fabric is ideal for work in wet/hot conditions and has a UPF rating of 50+. The pocket build and layout is very similar to the Ridge, with the same reinforced angled front pockets, yoke utility pockets, and concealed cargo pockets. The twist here is the fast-removable lower pant leg, for conversion to shorts
MSRP – $85.00
The Coalition Pant stands out for two reasons: The majority-cotton build is balanced with a 2% elastane twill, which is brushed and enzyme stone washed with an added softener. The result is an ultra-durable, super-soft pant that has the flex and stretch for any activity you may encounter. The angled front pockets ensure easy access, and a pair of thigh pockets are ideal for phones or EDC storage, and they are especially easy to access while in a seated position.
MSRP – $80.00
The MOAB, or Mobile Operation Attachment Bag, is a customizable 18-liter sling bag that gives plenty of room for gear. For example, MOLLE/5.11 SLickStick webbing platform exterior gives unlimited options for expansion packs. The ambidextrous sling features a coms pocket at the shoulder for pass-through access for mobile devices. The covert rear pocket is built for fast carry weapon access. The MOAD 10 also features a 1.5 liter hydration pocket, and sunglasses pocket.
MSRP – $100.00
Built with 100% Graphene polyester yarn for better thermal regulation, durability, moisture wicking, and anti-odor, the Tropos Baselayer will keep you warm, and dry while traveling, working, or training. The flatlock seams eliminate chafing and lengthen the life of the top. Finally, raglan style construction on the shoulders promotes durability, and abrasion resistance.
MSRP – $45.00
Designed as a mid-layer for colder temperatures, the Stratos top is built from a 91/9-percent blend of polyester and elastane grid jersey, and additionally is moisture wicking and anti-odor. The Raglan shoulders and brushed tricot-lined collar are comfortable and resilient. The zip front helps thermal regulation while also featuring a zipper chin guard. This design will be familiar to any GWOT veteran that misses their waffle-top.
MSRP – $70.00
Lastly, we have the A/T 6 inch boot. With WR suede leather uppers and a high abrasion air mesh nylon lower, performance is the name of the game for the A/T boot. With 5.11’s A.T.L.A.S. System, these boots can handle jobs where carrying heavy loads is just part of the everyday. Under the Ortholite foam footbed, the A.T.L.A.S Plate is made from dual-density post-recycled polypropylene that adds structural and torsional stability. Furthermore, the high-traction outsoles are non-slip and keep you stable. MSRP – $155.00
5.11 Tactical Gear New Products: Final Thoughts
As usual, it’s a ton of great options from 5.11. The 5.11 Tactical Gear New Products are in addition to their well established line of existing gear, like plate carriers, and even including jeans.
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