KATARA-16 New Features: (1) Larger capacity (now 16-Liters); (2) Dual backpack straps that can be converted to a single shoulder carry slingbag; (3) Hidden compartment for compact/subcompact CCW carry; (4) Hydration or Tablet/12 Ultrabook support; (5) 1000-D bottom and 500-D body CORDURA construction for the best weight to strength balance.The 2018 KATARA-16 backpack is perfect for the urban traveler, CCW user, or the dedicated EDC (everyday-carry) enthusiast. With removable straps, you can quickly convert the KATARA-16 into a single-shoulder VSlinger whenever you desire the quick accessibility of a slingpack.The outer top pocket has a zippered compartment, elastic webbing organization, a slip pocket, and a hook-and-loop field for ID patches. Two Hypalon MOLLE-Air side panels lets you attach ourHYDRA Water Bottle Holderor single channel MOLLE accessories.The bottom pocket is lined with 210-D high-viz orange ripstop nylon, and has room for an iPad Mini, wallets, phones etc. Behind this pocket is a hidden CCW compartment for a compact / subcompact. The outside of the pocket has a low-profile laser-cut CORDURA MOLLE-Air panel for additional attachments.Inside of the KATARA, theres a padded sleeve for tablets/Ultrabooks (up to 12") that can be accessed from the left or right side of the pack. This sleeve also doubles as a hydration bladder pocket. The front of the sleeve is lined with loop fabric for your hook-and-loop accessories.Opposite to the padded sleeve, youll find zippered pocket on top, and a 3-Mode convertible pocket on the bottom. The 3-Mode convertible pocket can be opened from its left or right zipper, and has a flap top closure. The 3-Mode pocket can also be rolled-down and stored, revealing a large loop field for more hook-and-loop accessory attachments. There are two side internal pockets with elastic retention for medical gear, knives, or flashlights.The newly designed back panel lets you remove and switch shoulder straps to setup your KATARA as a right- or left-shoulder VSlinger slingpack for quick access. Shoulder straps are secured with hook-and-loop fasteners, durable Duraflex buckles and G-hooks. Its like having multiple bags in one package!For the best balance of weight and strength, we use ultra-durable 1000-D Cordura nylon at high-wear areas (bottom, sides), and 500-D Cordura for the rest of the bag. Our Cordura is treated with DWR (Durable Water Repellent) for all-weather performance, and will be ready every time you need it.
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