These are original issue large capacity rucksacks aka "Bergen's" as referred to in the Armed Forces and popular all over, featuring a massive 100 litre waterproofed large compartment with a front pouch and an internal small compartment in the top and a larger one on the lid, plus the option to add 2 more zip-on "rocket pouch" compartments..
PLEASE PICK SHORTBACK IF YOU ARE UNDER 5 FT 5" and LONGBACK IF YOU ARE OVER
This rucksack represents all you need for camping and trekking needs, anything in the field in fact, and they are also very customizable, an ideal budget option for those wanting a tried and tested option without breaking the bank, this is as good as it gets! You will not be surprised, you'll be able to comfortably fit everything you need for camping; sleeping bag, tent (basha, poncho), poles, bivi bag, clothing, waterproofs, dry kit, etc!
The Bergen’s are made of hard wearing 1000 denier Cordura material which is as tough as it gets and includes a 3-prong metal frame which provides back support when tabbing with full loads and is removable for the sake of cleaning, the components themselves are as tough as they come and are not made of cheap copies, the buckles themselves having been provided by "Nexus" including the ladder lock, 25mm clips and 50mm waist buckle, there are compression straps on the side of each Bergen for compressing the Bergen down for it to be more comfortable to carry over the pro-longed periods expected.
On the same side as the compression straps are further Nexus clips for attaching the compatible accessories such as the issued Camelbaks, the entire system is known as the Personal Load Carrying Equipment aka PLCE and there are a range of accessories to replace the side pouches to your requirements including Radio, Medical, etc and 3rd party options from other suppliers, its simple as it gets, just zip it on!