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5.11 Limited Edition MultiCam Black Boxpack Now Available

5.11 Tactical has advised they're releasing a limited edition version of their Covert Boxpack. The new load carriage option will be available in MultiCam Black and will retail for $119.99. Like its more conventionally colored predecessor, the limited edition version is a roll-top design intended for inclement weather (though obviously suitable for everyday use). It has a slide-adjusting sternum strap , reinforced shoulder straps (which are comfortably padded, if the Covert model is any example), and dual side zip pockets. The primary carry compartment is Tac-Tec compatible (Tac-Tec is their hook-and-loop/PALS modularity platform) with roll-top closure and an outer back pocket to carry a handgun, magazines, etc. There is another zippered pocket on the bottom for additional compartmentalized carry.

Here's how 5.11 articulates all the features:

Industry News: 5.11 Limited Edition MultiCam Black Boxpack Now Available

The Limited Edition Multicam Black™ Covert Boxpack is engineered for speed, agility, and dependability in any environment. A slide-adjusting sternum strap and reinforced padded shoulder straps ensure a stable and comfortable carry when you're on the move, and the roomy TacTec™ main compartment is designed to remain covert but allow fast access to your sidearm or backup. A water resistant finish keeps your gear dry in wet climates, dual side zip pockets are ideal for accessories or a hydration bottle, and internal elastic retention straps allow secure storage for additional magazines.

All-weather roll top backpack
Multicam Black™ exterior
Multiple externally-accessible pockets
Dual size zip pockets with internal elastic retention
Slide adjusting sternum strap
Reinforced padded shoulder straps
Bottom pocket for general storage

1680D ballistic polyester
Water resistant finish
Authentic YKK® zippers
Durable Duraflex® hardware

How does it compare to other packs in the 5.11 lineup? Unknown. It's almost certainly good to go for its intended purpose, but I find it hard to believe it could replace the Covert 18 (COVRT18) in my affections. That's likely the best pack 5.11 has ever made — my older boy is still using my original COVRT18, and that thing is at least 5 years old (with some pretty tough mileage). Follow 5.11 Tactical on Instagram, @511tactical, to keep an eye out for lifestyle shots of the Boxpack in action.



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