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  • NOTE: This backpack weighs 6.1 lbs and is 20.5" tall, 15" wide, and 9.5" deep, please make sure this backpack is the appropriate size and weight for you or your child. We strongly suggest you create a cardboard template of the dimensions of this backpack and hold it against the person it is intended for. We offer sizes that will accommodate all! It is also a good idea to approximate the added weight to ensure the person it is intended for can manage it.
  • NOTE: This contains a Level 3A insert and WILL NOT repel rounds from high caliber rifles like an AR-15.
  • Level 3A bulletproof armor inserts will repel most common handgun calibers including 9mm, .38 cal, .380 cal or .22 cal bullets, .40 S&W, .357 magnum, and .44 magnum
  • Front and back of this backpack separates to be worn over your chest and back like body armor
  • Front and back sections each contain one level 3A bulletproof armor insert
  • Inserts have a level 3A lab-tested bulletproof rating from an independent NIJ lab
  • Includes a removable 10" x 13" level 3A plate that can be replaced with a higher level plate (must be purchased separately)
  • Multiple compartments for carrying a variety of items with a laptop compartment that fits most 17" laptops
  • MOLLE system exterior allows for adding additional pouches and accessories
  • Straps are adjustable and lower side straps are detachable to use as tourniquets
  • Made of heavy-duty 1000D polyester with a layer of polyurethane making it water resistant
  • Front separated panel has a card for filling in emergency info (name, number, blood type, allergies, etc.)
  • Has an RFID pocket for protecting debit/credit cards and a felt-lined sunglasses pocket
  • Designed for use as an every day backpack or an emergency "go-bag"
  • Dimensions: 20.5” x 15” x 9.5”
  • Weight (with plates): 6.2 lbs.

Additional Description

The Leatherback Gear™ Tactical One is a very unique bulletproof backpack, not just for the fact that the two bulletproof armor inserts it holds are level 3A certified, meaning it protects from the most common handgun caliber bullets, but it also splits open and becomes a protective bulletproof vest. It also features the ability to be used as both a regular everyday backpack as well as a "go-bag for any kind of emergency situation. The backpack is 20.5 inches tall, 15 inches wide, and 9.5 inches deep meaning you can fit a 17-inch laptop, emergency supplies, and a first aid kit inside it. On top of that, it has MOLLE system on its exterior that allows for attaching more pouches or accessories.

  • Leatherback Gear™ Tactical One Bulletproof Backpack
  • Two (2) Level 3A Bulletproof Armor Inserts

The Ballistic Protection Levels are as follows:

Level 1: (High) Protects from 9 mm, .38 cal, .380 cal or .22 cal bullets. This is a good entry level for if you're concerned about safety and want a baseline of protection, however level 1 will not stop higher caliber rounds so if those are a concern for you this might not be what you need.

Level 2A: (Higher) Protects from 9 mm, .38 cal, .380 cal or .22 cal bullets but offers up a little extra protection against .40 S&W rounds. Still, a low-level protection but is passable for whatever needs you have if you're not very concerned.

Level 2: (Higher) Protects from 9 mm, .38 cal, .380 cal or .22 cal bullets, .40 S&W and with the additional power to stop a .357 magnum round. This is where things start to go from casual protection to serious stopping power.

Level 3A: (Highest) Protects from 9 mm, .38 cal, .380 cal or .22 cal bullets, .40 S&W, .357 magnum, and the high powered .44 magnum used famously in the movie Dirty Harry. High-level protection from most handguns.

Level 3: (Highest) Protects from 9 mm, .38 cal, .380 cal or .22 cal bullets, .40 S&W, .357 magnum, .44 magnum, .223 hollow point, 7.62 NATO and lastly 5.56 JHP. This is real protection, 5.56 and .223 are the most common rounds for the AR platform rifles with the 7.62 NATO being the most common round for the AK-47.