Military Surplus ILBE Rucksack Nylon Marpat

Product #: 916408 Surplus #: ILBE Main
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  • 4,500 cubic inches of capacity
  • Numerous uses
  • MOLLE webbing
  • Durable Mil-Spec construction


The Military Surplus ILBE Rucksack is surplus Official US Marine Corps Issue! The ILBE stands for Improved Load Bearing Equipment and provides our warfighters with an upgraded pack that incorporates advances made in the civilian backpacking world.


The ILBE features a cavernous, 4,500 cubic inch top-loading design that can accomodate a sleeping bag and several days worth of clothing and other assorted gear. If you are looking for the perfect Bug Out Bag then look no further! The ILBE rucksack was designed to allow Marines to carry up to 120 pounds as comfortably as possible. The rigid, internal frame combined with the padded and contoured waistbelt and shoulder straps make this pack an excellent choice for long-distance movements under a heavy load.


Since the ILBE rucksack was designed for Infantrymen to move heavy loads across rough terrain, it was built with extreme use in mind. The body of the pack is made from 725 Denier Cordura which offers excellent abrasion resistance and provides a significant reduction in weight when compared to 1000 Denier Cordura. All seams are taped, reinforced, and sewn to Military Specification.


Because this pack was originally intended for combat troops it has a generous amount of MOLLE webbing and has provisions for carrying mortar rounds externally. These two shallow pouches on either side of the pack are excellent for rolled up sleeping pads or tents. The sides also incorporate pass-through pocket that allow users to carry trek poles or machetes without sacrificing MOLLE real estate.


These packs are genuine military surplus and are in good to very good condition and are 100% serviceable.


Technical Information

Style: Rucksack

Overall Dimensions: 32" x 18" x 10"

Weight: 8.65 lb

Capacity: 4,500 Cubic Inches

Hydration Compatible: No

Material: 725 Denier Cordura

Number of Pockets: 3 + Main Compartment

Pocket Dimensions: 

  • Top Pocket: 10.5" x 12"
  • Side Pouch (x2): 5" x 4"

Frame: Internal

Frame Material: Aluminum

Adjustable Torso: Yes

Torso Length: Not listed by manufacturer

Fits Waist/Hips: 60"

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