MOLLE stands for Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment. The MOLLE system is designed to allow you to attach a variety of different equipment to tactical backpacks and load-bearing vests. This includes smaller bags and pouches that you can use for storing additional equipment.
The MOLLE system consists of a series of horizontal rows of nylon fabric attached to a backpack or vest. You can attach MOLLE compatible accessories to the rows of straps. The accessories have a strap that weaves through the rows on the backpack or vest. There is also a clip to stop the straps from detaching once they are in place.
The accessories are held extremely securely but they are easy to detach when needed. As a result, you know that your attachments will be held securely, but be very easy to get to when you need it.
The MOLLE system is commonly used in military applications, particularly by the UK and US armies. You will see it on military equipment such as bulletproof vests and military backpacks. It is a very convenient system as it allows secure a variety of attachments. You also have the ability to move attachments to different locations on your backpack or vest. Use the MOLLE system to store equipment that you want quick access to instead of keeping it inside your bag.
MOLLE System Equipped Bug Out Bag
A bug out bag that uses the MOLLE system is really useful. You can use it to attach smaller bags or other equipment. The 5.11 Rush 72 Backpack is our favourite bag to use as a bug out bag. This bag is a good size, with several compartments inside. The bag has the MOLLE system on the outside, which is great for expanding its capacity.
These MOLLE equipped pouches can attach to the outside of the backpack. They are great for carrying kit you want to be able to access quickly. We recommend using them for a first aid kit and a fire starting kit, or anything else you want quick access to.
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