Gear Dragon Egg MKII Now Available Industry News September 15, 2016 Join the Conversation The original Dragon Egg backpack from Direct Action Gear was very popular. It appears they are out to one up themselves with some updates to the design. Here's the word we received. Dragon Egg MKII Now Available Direct Action gear’s ‘Dragon Egg®’ backpack has been one of the best sellers in the company’s so-called “Legacy Line”. But never being ones to sit on their laurels, the company recently announced an upgraded version. The Dragon Egg MKII® is 25+ liter capacity backpack designed to fulfill the needs of an LE or military patrol pack, as well as serving the hunting, hiking or EDC user as well. The pack features two hydration bladder pockets – one in the main compartment and additional in the zipped back part. The rear pocket, thanks to a padded sleeve, can be used for safely carrying a multi-band radio, or a notebook, laptop or tablet PC (up to a 15’’ screen). The MKII version also features redesigned side pockets that have been enlarged to better accommodate 1L Nalgene bottles. Another change to the side pockets is the removal of the zipper to expand them – they are now equipped with elastic for expansion. Like all products in the Direct Action portfolio, the Dragon Egg MKII® is made from top-quality components – such as Cordura® fabrics, YKK® zippers, and Duraflex® buckles – and incorporates cutting-edge features like laser-cut PALS compatible panels. The Dragon Egg® also incorporates the patented Combat Vent System® – an innovative ventilation system that provides increased comfort for the user. Made of contoured foam pieces with multiple air channels encased in highly breathable mesh fabric, the Combat Vent System® keeps the pack off the back. This enhances air circulation preventing heat build-up and sweating, while the stiff foam ensures comfort and stability. The Dragon Egg MKII® is available in Adaptive Green, Black, Coyote Brown, Olive Green, Shadow Grey – and is in stock and available to order now at Direct Action’s US / North America online store and at the Europe / International online store. For more information check out their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube Channel as well. Explore RECOILweb:Travel Safety: 5 Tips to Avoid Theft at the Airport[SHOT Show 2017] New Plano Outdoors Tactical Field LockersKnife-ology: Knife Anatomy 101Firearms Policy Coalition Attorneys File 923-Page Opposition to ATF's Bump-Stock Ban Proposal NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.