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Savotta Askare Hip Pack - Olive Green


Savotta Askare Hip Pack - Olive Green


Brand: Savotta
  EAN 6419134207294
Weight: 445 g         No reviews yet
The Savotta Askare Hip Pack is a large, multifunctional pack suitable for a various specialised jobs and tasks that fits around your waist. Its versatile internal organisation and numerous external attachment points make it perfect for carrying your items while out and about.

Askare is Finnish for 'task' or 'chore', simple as that. This pack was originally designed for sniper teams to carry various shooter/spotter related equipment but has during its development been found to be a great asset for all sorts of tasks both within and beyond its military origins. The large 7 litre capacity plus numerous external attachment options make this a very versatile general purpose bag.

Internally, the rear wall has two rows of 50 mm elastic webbing sewn onto it, forming loops of various size. The lower row is sewn into two large, 17 cm wide loops. The upper row is sewn into three smaller, 12 cm wide loops. Each end of the bag has one elastic loop for smaller items.

The front wall has two flat compartments, with tie-down loops on top. A 35 x 10 cm loop surface on the inside of the front allows you attachment of all sorts of hook-backed organisers.

A large, open-ended flat compartment on the back of the pack has a removable closed cell foam pad inside and allows you to stow the waist strap away if needed. This open-ended compartment can also be used as a huge belt loop if you want to carry the Askare on a belt or the hip belt of a backpack.

PALS webbing on the sides allows you to attach small pouches and accessories to the outside of the pack. The horizontal webbing on the front of the pack can be used to attach small pouches such as our Multitool pouch, Tourniquet pouch and Zipped GP pouch 2x2, or elastic cord loops. The numerous webbing loops around the sides of the pack can be used to attach elastic cord to carry all kinds of gear on the bottom and front of the bag, ponchos, tarps, etc.

Due to the large size the Askare carries best on your lower back, just twist it to your front for easy access. The belt is also long enough to carry the bag like a sling pack on your back. The belt is attached to large triangular wings for stability.

For longer movements with a backpack, you can quick-attach the Askare to your backpack side compression straps. To do this you will need to add suitable buckles (2M PALS-mount or split-bar female buckles) or use G-hooks. No quick-attachment buckles are included with the bag. You can also quick-attach the Askare to the side of your pack by simply looping the packs side compression straps through the large webbing loops on the front of the bag. The belt can be stowed away inside the open-ended compartment on the body side of the bag when carried on your pack.

  • Weight: 445 g
  • Dimensions: 35 x 20 x 9 cm (W x H x D)
  • Capacity: approx. 7 litres
  • Material: 500D Cordura (100% polyamide)
  • Webbing: 100% polyester
  • 40 mm SR buckle belt (max circumference approx. 145 cm) attached to stabilising wings
  • Flat open sided compartment on the body side for stowing the belt
  • Thin closed cell foam padding on the body side for shape retention and comfort
  • Single large compartment with zipper closure
  • Two small flat internal compartments
  • Numerous elastic loops for internal organisation
  • Two tie-down points on the inside for dummy cords and carabiners
  • 35 x 10 cm loop surface on the interior for hook backed organisers
  • 2 x 2 PALS webbing on both sides
  • Numerous 25 mm webbing loops for elastic cord and pack attachment buckles
  • 15 x 10 cm loop surface on the outside for patches and identifiers
  • Water drainage grommet on the bottom
  • 5 year material and workmanship warranty
  • Made in Finland/Estonia
  • Colour: Olive Green

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TN19 7ZE
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