5.11 Rush 12

By: 5.11 Tactical
Front facing view of the 5.11 Rush 12

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Spatial Dimensions

24L - 1.2kg - 17 x 28 x 46

Airline Compatibility

✈️ 100% (198/199)

This bag can be used as a carry on in 100% of airlines.

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Our Thoughts

The 5.11 Rush 12 is a military-style carry-on with tons of compartments, lash points, molle platform, and hydration.

This multi-purpose bag will easily let you survive the rainforest (if we don't burn it down), aggressive tuk-tuk drivers, and aggressive airport security checkpoints.

Compartments and Organization

Military-style bags come with lots of compartments and pockets that suit international travelers who bring a little bit of everything. Conventional single-compartment backpacks aren't designed to be lived out of like the Tactical Rush carry-on.

People go to school with conventional single-compartments bags. This bag was designed for travel, and camping, hiking, hunting, and other use cases other bags aren't built to handle.

πŸ‘ Reasons to Buy

  • Very well built and extremely durable. This might stick for you for a lifetime....or even more.
  • Highly customizable and flexible because of the attachments you can put on the molle of this bag.
  • The front compartment is truly spacious. It can fit a 500ml water bottle along with other things.

πŸ€” Things to Consider

  • It is not padded so it provides little to no protection for delicate things such as laptops and tablets.
  • The sunglasses holder is quite small and tight. You might need to think twice about placing your expensive sunglasses as they might get crushed.

πŸ’¬ Reviewers Have Said

  • "Love this bag it holds up to everything ive thrown at it, very durable. You can feel the quality right when you pick it up, and i love all the new updates they did with the rush series, the bags i own are the rush 24, rush 12 and the rush moab 10 and I absolutely recommend any of the rush Series top notch quality"
  • "This backpack was everything I expected it to be. Tons of individualized storage spaces...If you’re thinking about purchasing, you won’t be disappointed."

πŸ”Ž Reviews

Gear Review: 5.11 Rush 12 Backpack

"I’ve also taken this thing on camping trips and through the mud. It’s survived everything I’ve thrown at it, which is what I come to expect from 5.11."

Why Keep It? 5.11 Tactical Rush 12 Pack

"This is an amazing amazing get home bag in my opinion and has tons of other applications as well as just a jack-of-all-trades bag."

Best bang for your buck EDC Backpack. 5.11 Rush12 Bag REVIEW

"...I still think that this is the best bang for your buck EDC backpack. It's built like a tank and I think it would hold up a lifetime. The amount of organization and space is plenty without overwhelming you."


Compression N
Expanded Capacity None
Opening TopZip
Passport N
Passthrough N
Backpack S
Frame N
Handles 1
Hip Belt R
Shoulder Strap N
Sternum Strap R
Laptop 15
Hydration N
Main Compartments 16
Organizer N
Shoe Compartment N
Lash Points 4
Hard Shell False
Molle S
Rain-fly N
Water Bottle Holder 0
Water Resistant Y
Water-resistant 1050D nylon

Compatible Airlines

Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela, Air Asia, Air Astana, Air Baltic, Air Berlin (Closed), Air Canada, Air Caraibes, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Koryo, Air Macau, Air Malta, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, Air Niugini, Air Nostrum, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Transat, Air Wisconsin, AirAsiaX, Aircalin, Alaska Airlines, Alitalia, All Nipon Airways, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, ANA, Asiana Airlines, ATA Airlines, Atlas Global, Austrian, Avianca , Azerbaijan Airlines, Azul Airlines, Azul Linhas, Bahamasair, Bangkok Airways, Belavia, Biman Bangladesh, Blue Air, Boliviana de Aviacion, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cape Air, Caribbean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cayman Airways, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CommutAir, Conviasa, Copa Airlines, Croatia Air, Cubana de Aviacion, Czech Airlines, Delta Airlines, Dragonair, easyJet, EL AL, Emirates Airlines, Enter Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Eurowings, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Flair Air, flybe, Frontier Airlines, Gol Linhas Aereas, Great Lakes Airlines, Gulf Air, Hainan Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Icelandair, Indigo, InselAir, Interjet, Iran Air, Iran Aseman Air, Island Air, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, Jet2, jetBlue Airways, Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, Juneyao Airlines, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Kulula, Kuwait Air, LATAM , LC PerΓΊ, Liat Airlines, Linea Aerea Amaszonas, Lion Air Group, LOT Polish, Lufthansa, Luxair, Mahan Air, Malaysia Airlines, Mango, Meridiana Fly, Mesa Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Monarch Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, Norwegian, Oman Air, Onur Air, Pakistan International, Peach, Pegasus Airlines, PenAir, Philippine Airlines, Porter Airlines, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, Ravn Alaska, Regional Express, Republic Airways, Royal Air Morocco, Royal Brunei Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Ryanair, S7, SAS Scandinavian, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Scoot, Shandong Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, SilkAir, Silver Airways, Singapore Airlines, Sky Airlines, Skywest, Inc., South African Airways, Southwest Airlines, SpiceJet, Spirit Airlines, Spring Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Sun Country, Sun Express, Swiss Int'l Air Lines, TAAG Angola, TAM Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, TAROM, Thai Airways, Thomson Airways, Tianjin Airlines (A320 & E190), Tianjin Airlines (E145), Tiger Airways, Trans States, Travel Service Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Turkmenistan Airlines, Ukraine International, United Airlines, Ural Airlines, uTair Airlines, Uzbekistan Air, Vietnam Airlines, VIM Airlines (Closed), Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Vivaaerobus, VivaColombia, Volaris, Volotea, WestJet, Wizz Air, WOW Airlines, Xiamen

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