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Who you gonna call? – Presenting the “Ghost” backpack from Direct Action

The “Daddy” of the Direct Action® line is the Ghost® 3-day backpack for both patrol and tactical missions.

10409039_271467346365850_2071288911462860306_nAlready receiving excellent reviews in the professional trade press, the “Ghost” features a 28-litre main pack, plus a removable 3.5-litre “Organizer Pouch” that can also be worn as butt-pack with the pack’s removable waist-belt and separate Y-straps.  The pouch can also be used in conjunction with any other MOLLE/PALS system.  When attached to the main pack, the space between the pouch and the pack can be used as a handy storage space for gear or as a helmet carrier.


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AGAMURA Light Assault Vest – OSO Gear and Gecko Superior

The Agamura Tactical Vest is an extremely light, compact and durable vest designed with extensive input from former Israeli SOF operators, and already being put to the test on operations.

Made from 1000D Cordura for extreme durability, but with an empty weight of only 1,5 kg, this vest comes with a backpack and a complete set of pouches, and a backpack, built-in.


The Agamura is a ‘ready-to-go’ vest – instead of using the nearly ubiquitous MOLLE/PALS ‘assembly required’ set-up, all the pouches you generally need are already sewn in place on the vest. The layout and total carrying capability was carefully planned and considered based on operational field experience.

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Make dust, or eat it – Introducing the “Dust” backpack from Direct Action®

Slightly smaller than the Dragon Egg®, the Dust® is 20-liter capacity backpack useful for both EDC and basic patrol missions or tactical duties.

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The Dust® features a hydration bladder pocket accessed from the top behind the shoulder straps.  It also features a padded pouch inside the main compartment that can be used for safely carrying a radio, or a notebook, laptop or tablet PC (up to 15’’ screen).

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Here Be Dragons – “Dragon Egg” backpack from Direct Action®

Direct Action® is a new series of professional-grade products from Helikon-Tex®. The Direct Action® series is designed and built from the start to meet the needs of the most demanding professionals, and draws on the experience of former operators from US Navy SEAL Team Three and Polish JW GROM.

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The D.A.® series is made from top-quality components – such as Cordura® fabrics, YKK® zippers, and Duraflex® buckles – and incorporates cutting-edge features like laser-cut MOLLE/PLAS compatible panels, and a patented back padding-ventilation system.

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The Dragon Egg® is 25-liter capacity backpack designed for patrol duty or EDC use. 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 multiband radios, or notebook, laptop and tablet PCs (up to 15’’ screen).

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Too Cool for School – 30% off at Grey Ghost Gear

GreyGhostGear_header2013There are 3 words to evoke dread in most children and young adults - back to school.  There is little you can do to mitigate this feeling of doom – promise the young ones a good recess; promise the older ones a wet t-shirt contest on the beach during Spring Break, perhaps guarantee them a job other than fast food service upon graduation…

But you can get them a good pack to carry their books though.  A bag that says, “I am higher on the food chain than the dorks you stuff into lockers, no need to steal my lunch money. I’m neither hipster nor hippie.  I know good gear when I see it and I deploy to the school yard with the same level of gear that my daddy (or mommy) deployed to Dirkka-Dirkkastan with.”


In other words, cheer up the dejected and miserable students in your life with a Grey Ghost Gear Lightweight Assault Pack in ATACS FG, PenCott-BadLands or GreenZone; a Stealth Operator Pack in grey, grey diamond or ATACS FG. A Legacy Pack in Coyote Brown, MultiCam or one of 3 Kryptek patterns – Highlander, Mandrake or Typhon.  

Once all those packs, patterns and colors are gone they’re gone!  Miss your chance now and you’ll be mourning the missed opportunity for generations to come.

Buy one, buy three.  But buy now, before it’s too late!


thanks to Airsoft & Military News for the header image

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