Buyers Guide: 5.11 Tactical COVRT Z.A.P. 6 (Zone Assault Pack)

511 COVRT Zone Assault Pack

Backpack? Holster? Metro Bag? How about all the above? The 5.11 Tactical COVRT Z.A.P. 6, or Zone Assault Pack makes a great holster that also serves to lug some gear. The single-strap, over-the-shoulder design allows the pack to be carried on the back, but instantly swiveled to the front. When brought forward, the dedicated holster […]

Gear / Holster Review: 5.11 Tactical COVRT Z.A.P. 6 (Zone Assault Pack)

The 511 COVRT Zone Assault Pack

Here’s an interesting option for “Off Premises Parking” concealed carry. The 5.11 COVRT Z.A.P. 6 (Zone Assault Pack) is a single strap, small and portable backpack that is configured with the 5.11 Tactical BBS (Backup Belt System) option. The BBS system offers standardized holsters, mag pouches,  mace / flashlight pouches, baton, and handcuff pouches – […]

TSA Challenge: 5.11 Tactical Gear vs. Regular Luggage


Just arrived back in the home town from SHOT Show 2012 only to find that 3 out of 4 pieces of our regular luggage were searched by TSA. The 5.11 very tactical looking gear we carried through the checkpoints sailed right on through. Conclusions? We have no idea, but would bet lunch that TSA at […]

5.11 SHOT Show Challenge Day 0: Playing with Fire

5.11 Rush MOAB Go Bag

It’s travel day and we had some mild concern about running the TSA gauntlet with all this tactical looking gear. Feeling emboldened by the sheer awesomeness of the SHOT Show, we decided to push our luck We’re heading to Vegas after all. Glam Gun Girl shirt, 5.11 Rush MOAB Go bag, and plenty of attitude. […]

Can 5.11 Tactical Gear Survive SHOT Show 2012?


We’re going to find out. We’ve got three editors going to SHOT. We’ve got three different 5.11 backpacks: RUSH MOAB 10 Go Bag – The MOAB just looks tactical. An ambidextrous single strap design, it features a 1.5 liter hydration pocket, nifty hooks inside for your keychain, and a comms pouch and routing system which […]