“Man has been carrying stuff on his back forever. A backpack is nothing new.” Nena Kelty
Early WWII the U.S. Army developed and adopted its first rucksack during in 1941. It was canvas duck sack/bag mounted on a steel wire or rattan frame. This frame and heavy felt pads on the back and shoulders supported the load to help keep it off the wearer’s back. Three pockets were on the outside of the bag used to store additional gear. Brass snap hooks were used to close the two side pockets and the cover flap. Functional but limited in loading ability
From the early 1950’s till today Tack pack Bags have evolved in loading ability, wearer comfort as well as multiple design features. New generations of special purpose backpacks are playing a pivotal role in facilitating the military and law enforcement agencies, in fulfilling their duties effectively and efficiently. From military combat units to law enforcement to search and rescue each must carry mission specific gear. The latest innovations in the design of backpacks, permit improved function, greater load carrying ability with specific end user function.
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