Over 10 years of research and development went into the Defender-Flex jean. This is the answer to a more covert option for those who require to blend in more but still need the tactical functionality in a pant. The pant is designed for...

Gator - Second and Third Lines

5.11 Ambassador Gator shared his "Lines of Gear" strategy for the RECOIL / 5.11 Loadout September 2015 issue. We shared the first part of this story a few months back about the First Line (what you carry on your person). The following is...

Kimber Micro 9

The 5.11 Media team is here in Las Vegas, bringing SHOT Show 2016 to you. New for the concealed carry market: Kimber introduces a pocketable 9mm 1911, the Micro...

Beck .510

The 5.11 Team was out of the social media bunker and on the ground in Las Vegas at SHOT Show 2016 all week January 18 - 22, 2016. Media Day at the Range We spent our first day at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club for Media Day. It was our...

Corinne Mosher, a shooting instructor and competitor, shares some thoughts around the responsibility and compromises that come with the decision to carry a concealed weapon. In a world where dangerous people feed off of those they deem...

March 25, 2015

Concealed Carry Tips

As an armed professional and defensive minded citizen, I can attest to the fact no specific tool or piece of kit will fit all environments. One has to first assess the operational environment, adapt the equipment and select weapons to fit...