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5.11 | Always be Ready
5.11 Tactical creates superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed and performance of law enforcement, military, and fire fighting professionals.Built on a foundation of durability, quality and value, 5.11 Tactical leads the industry in delivering functionally innovative gear, head to toe.
What Does 5.11 Stand For?
5.11 Tactical Pants with the trademarked tactical strap and slash pocket design were originally developed for rock climbing. “5.11” is a rock climbing difficulty level as listed in the Yosemite Decimal System. With skill levels ranging from 5.0 (easy) to 5.10 (difficult), 5.11 is even more gruelling. 5.11 is officially defined as, “After thorough inspection, you conclude this move is obviously impossible; however, occasionally someone actually accomplishes it.