The Best Of The Badass Tactical Belt Pouches That Add Capability


Tactical belt pouches are mission critical items.

Without them, you might be missing an essential part of what is needed to complete a mission successfully.

In this article, we will go over the top 50 selling tactical belt pouches and what they are used for.

Most importantly, this list will give you a resource of pouches that you might need to complete your mission successfully.

Whether you are law enforcement, military, or just an avid shooter these pouches will come in handy for any adventure you might find yourself on.

Let’s get started!

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EDC or Admin Tactical Pouches

No matter what your adventure or mission chances are you have things you want with you on every trip.

In this section, we will break down some of the best pouches for every day carry items or admin items.

Yes this section includes pouches for your skittles or sour patch kids.

Magpul Daka Pouch

This pouch is designed for all weather missions.

Designed to keep the contained items safe no matter what elements you come into contact with.

It is designed to keep mud, water, or dust from getting inside and on your special equipment.

If you are looking for a admin pouch to keep important items safe and not getting destroyed this is the pouch for you.

FEATURES

  • Medium Pouch overall dimensions: 7″x12″
  • Zipper opening: 8.5″
  • Reinforced polymer fabric with anti-slip texture
  • Welded construction creates permanent impenetrable seals
  • YKK AquaGuard® water repellant zipper
  • 550 paracord with heat shrink tubing for enhanced grip, even with gloves
  • Paint pen dot matrix debossed into body for identification marking
  • Carabiner attachment points

LBX Modular Admin Pouch

LBX Modular Admin Tactical Pouch

For items that may not need the added security and protect you can opt for the modular admin pouch made by LBX.

This is a great option to strap to your plate carrier for carrying essential items like maps, multi-tool, or other items you might need quickly.

It has a quick pull tab on the front for quick and easy access to the contents.

You can secure the admin pouch by modular webbing and is compatible with U.S. Military MOLLE components as well.

FEATURES

  • Secures via heavy-duty hook and loop closure
  • The front of the pouch has a strip for unit patch/call-sign
  • Interior contains a removable separator
  • Overall Dimensions: 5.5L x 6.5W
  • Weight: 0.205 lbs

Maxpedition Compact Admin Pouch

This is a compact admin pouch that is also low-profile when empty, yet expands to fit mission-critical items.

The front compartment has an elastic organizer, an extra pocket, and a plastic keyfob to securely hold key rings.

The interior main compartment has a visible grayscale interior, additional elastic organizers, and pockets for storage.

The pouch also comes equipped with two TacTie PJC5 Polymer Joining Clips for modular attachment to any AGR or legacy pack in their line.

FEATURES

  • Low-profile when empty yet expands to fit mission-critical items
  • Narrow footprint ideal for frontal placement on a chest rig
  • Interior elastic loops and pockets provide organization
  • Exterior mounting surface for adding a small pouch
  • Top carry handle with D-rings
  • Bottom drainage grommets
  • Two (2) TacTie PJC5 Polymer Joining Clips included for modular attachment

Ferro Concepts MOLLE Admin Panel

If you are not familiar with Ferro Concepts most of their products are made in the United States and Berry Compliant.

This pouch provides extra storage and organization of essentials.

It has a large zipper opening with dual zipper pulls allows for easy access to contents yet doesn’t allow items to fall out easily.

Equipped with our laser-cut 500D Cordura laminate MOLLE straps with ridged tuck tabs to provide secure attachment to any MOLLE compatible gear.

The addition of a Tweave Durastretch panel allows for more wiggle room and expansion if needed for the mission.

Has internal organization includes a divider and elastic slots.

This admin pouch also has two elastic loops on the exterior for items such as pens and chem lights.

Condor Scorpion OCP Annex

Condor Scorpion OCP Annex

The Condor Scorpion OCP Annex Admin Pouch has plenty of features for ease of use and accessibility.

This is a cheaper option offered by Condor that will still give you some options for carrying admin items.

It has elastic loops for pens, a clear vinyl compartment for ID, and is also pistol mag compatible for a backup magazine.

FEATURES

  • Genuine Scorpion OCP
  • Elastic loops for pens
  • Clear vinyl compartment for ID
  • Pistol mag compatible
  • Hook panel on the front
  • MOLLE compatible
  • Imported

Individual First Aid Pouches (IFAK)

More than likely you will be with your team in the field but it can be extremely important to carry your own individual first aid kit.

The ability to be able to plug holes after or during a mission can never be understated.

Most importantly, if you are on a mission having multiples is never a bad thing.

In the below sections we will have options for medical pouches that are not filled with one exception at the end of our medical pouch list.

LA Police Gear Medical Pouch

This unit made by LA Police gear has the adequate space to build you a great individual first aid kit for your loadout.

Most importantly, it will not break the bank.

LAPG’s Medical Pouch is ready for anything that comes your way.

It has a red handle for medical content identification with a fast action zipper pull-tab.

It has inner pockets and multiple inner loops to organize supplies and keep them secure in place.

FEATURES

  • Red Handle for Medical Content Identification
  • Hook & Loop Quick Pull Option for your “Oh, No!” Medical Moments
  • Fast Action Zipper Pull-Tabs
  • Front hook & Loop Patch Area
  • Inner Pockets & Multiple Inner Loops to Organize Supplies
  • External Dimensions: 3.5″ D x 5.5″ W x 7.75″ H.

Tactical Tailor Rogue QR IFAK Pouch

Tactical Tailor Rogue QR IFAK Pouch

Tactical Tailor’s Rogue line uses the newest advancement in design and materials to bring lightweight, efficiency, and versatility.

This is another very affordable option from Tactical Tailors line of products.

This is a small bleeder kit designed to be light and small, but still offering the ability to carry lifesaving equipment.

This pouch is sized to hold basic wound management items like gauze, a 10-gauge needle, a chest seal, and a small combat dressing.

FEATURES

  • Constructed with stretchy tweave
  • Clamshell style with elastic retention on the inside
  • Subdued cross on the outside
  • Uniquely designed pull tab system allows the user to weave the pouch onto MOLLE, but can quickly pull the pouch off using one hand
    1/2″ webbing on the back to allow the pouch to be woven onto smaller combat belts
  • Material: Nylon, Rubberized Nylon
  • Available Colors: Black, Coyote, MultiCam, Ranger Green
  • Dimensions: 6″ x 6.5″
  • Weight: 0.20lbs

Eleven 10 PTAKS Med Pouch

Eleven 10 PTAKS Med Pouch

The Eleven 10 PTAKs Med Pouch is designed to hold the Penetrating Trauma Aid Kit, Small.

It can be worn on your duty belt or you can utilize the included Malice Clips to mount it to any MOLLE/PALS webbing.

The pouch has a cross patch to identify it as “medical.”

Which comes in hand if someone other than your team comes to help.

The inside is an open compartment and has a quick deployment ribbon that can be loaded under your contents to allow for quick, easy deployment.

Another great thing is that all of the Eleven 10’s products are designed, manufactured, and assembled in the US.

FEATURES

Rapid Deployment Ribbon
Medical Identifying PVC Cross Patch Included
Velcro Closure
Can be Attached to MOLLE/PALS Using the Included Malice Clips
Sewn-In Belt Channel
Made with 500D Cordura

Sentry Small IFAK Medical Pouch

Sentry Small IFAK Medical Pouch

These medical pouches are touted as one of the most used medical pouches by military and Special Operations personnel.

The company offers these in three different sizes and are made from multiplied layers of fully laminated, high strength Nylon for durability.

They are also laser cut to prevent the material from degrading and fraying over the course of its lifetime.

These pouches also feature the unique 1000-2 attachment system which enables you to mount in any configuration.

The system is more secure than other regular MOLLE or PALS systems on the market.

CAT Tactical Pouches

These come in a variety of materials ranging from nylon to hard plastics which we find to be some of the best for durability.

These are dedicated pouches specifically made to carry your Combat Application Tourniquets.

Here are some of our favorites.

Eleven 10 Rigid Tourniquet Pouch

The Eleven 10 RIGID TQ Case is an injection-molded hard-sided tourniquet case.

This gives you easy access to your tourniquet.

When seconds matter you want to be able to get to life saving kit as quick as possible.

This can be worn on your duty belt, MOLLE/PALS compatible vest, or in the accessory position on your, Safariland drop leg holster.

This rigid case holds your tourniquet securely in place utilizing friction, so there are no straps, buckles, or flaps to deal with in the event you need to use it.

It offers true one-handed gross motor skills deployment of the tourniquet even when your hands are bloody or wet.

The case offers numerous mounting options and ride adjustment.

It’s compatible with a variety of mounting solutions from Blade-Tech, Safariland, and Tactical Tailor if you have a brand preference.

Mounting solutions include vertical or horizontal positions.

FEATURES

  • Keeps your tourniquet close at hand for rapid deployment
  • Holds the SOF TT/SOF TT-W utilizing friction
  • Designed to allow more contact with the tourniquet when deploying
  • Injection Molded Case to stand up to rugged LE/MIL usage
  • Drainage Hole at the bottom of the case
  • Medical Identifying PVC Cross Patch included
  • Multiple mounting positions to adjust the right height.
  • Available Mounting Options- Police Duty Belt (Blade-Tech TEK-LOK Belt Attachment fits up to a 2.25″ belt), or MOLLE/PALS Attachment (Tactical Tailor Malice Clip)

Blackhawk Pop-up Tourniquet MOLLE Pouch

Blackhawk Pop-up Tourniquet MOLLE Pouch

A simple and cheap out that mounts to any S.T.R.I.K.E. or PALS/MOLLE platform.

Connected by weaving the integral straps on the back of the pouch in and out of the platform webbing.

Constructed of 500 denier nylon (solid colors) or 500 deniers CORDURA nylon (MultiCam).

FEATURES

  • Quick access to tourniquet (not included)
  • Internal 1.5″ strap wraps under tourniquet and through lid for easy tourniquet removal
  • Dimensions:4.75″ (H) x 2.25″ (W) x2.25″ (D)

Magazine Pouches

No list of tactical belt pouches would be complete with going over some great options for magazine pouches.

Whether you are needing a magazine for your primary weapon or a secondary we have some great options for you to add to your kit.

Esstac Double Pistol KYWI Pouch

Esstac Double Pistol KYWI Pouch

Esstac has pretty much been a gold standard for avid shooters for their straight forward, user friendly, and highly intuitive design.

They utilize a hybrid Kydex and nylon design which will get you all the rigidity you would expect from a Kydex pouch and the lack of noise you want from a nylon pouch.

The pouches feature the Kydex Wedge Insert which they shorten to a KYWI.

This provides the necessary retention to secure your magazines without the need for a bungee cord for rapid magazine changes.

This will require you to purchase your choice of mounting solution for putting it on the battle belt.

They are an all around favorite which will not come as a surprise that we recommend them for rifle magazines as well.

Esstac 1 rifle 2 pistol KYWI Pouch

Esstac 1 rifle 2 pistol KYWI Pouch

This has all the functionality and specs as the above besides this has an added one rifle magazine spot.

Require mounting hardware that is sold separately.

Magpul Suppressor Storage Pouch

Magpul Suppressor Storage Pouch

The Magpul Daka Suppressor Storage Pouch is a great way to store your suppressor off your rifle.

Along with preventing scratches if you are into that kind of thing it will also keep it clean and dirt-free.

Makes a great place for storing your NFA paperwork for it does not become lost.

FEATURES

  • Small Pouch size overall dimensions: 9.25″x3″
  • Zipper opening: 6.5″
  • Reinforced polymer fabric with anti-slip texture
  • Welded construction creates permanent impenetrable seals
  • YKK AquaGuard® water-resistant zipper
  • 550 paracord with heat shrink tubing for enhanced grip, even with gloves
  • Paint pen dot matrix debossed into body for identification marking
  • Carabiner attachment points
  • Not for use with a hot suppressor

Dump or Recovery Pouch

When you’re out on a mission or in the field, you need a convenient, easy place to store items.

Particularly empty magazines or other accessories.

A dump pouch is a perfect size, lightweight, and open-top pouch to hold your gear and keep your hands free.

It’s an ideal place for quick, on-the-go storage and access, without complicated storage pockets, straps, or other obstacles blocking it.

Condor 3-Fold Recovery Pouch

Condor 3-Fold Recovery Pouch

Condor is has designed this pouch to be as easy and effortless as possible to use.

Constructed with elastic slits with a secondary Hook & Loop strap.

Condor 3-Fold Recovery Pouch

The slit allows moving with the flap open without having to worry about anything flying out of the pouch.

Flashlight Pouches

Tactical Tailor Fight Light or Multi-Tool Pouch

Tactical Tailor Fight Light or Multi-Tool Pouch

This can have multiple purposes depending on your needs.

Used for a knife, multi-tool, or extra mag if you prefer.

It’s designed to hold regular size multi-tools or folding knives or can hold one pistol magazine when security is more important than speed.

Secured by an adjustable Fastex buckle and the pouch can be attached to MOLLE/PALS style webbing with one short MALICE Clip.

The construction is of a lighter 500 deniers Cordura.

They have also added strategic reinforcements and flame resistant lining so that it still holds up to whatever punishment you can dish out.

Propper Flashlight Pouch

Propper Flashlight Pouch

Propper also offers a top loading MOLLE pouch holds a flashlight secured with hook and loop closure and pull tab.

Constructed of a double-layered 500D Cordura with a grommet in the bottom of the pouch for drainage.

Has a tuck tab MOLLE available in two different sizes.

  • Medium size measuring 5.5″H x 1.5″W x 1.25″D (Med)
  • Large size measuring 8.5″H x 1.5″W x 1.25″D

Law Enforcement, Military, Security Specialized Pouches

Whether you are law enforcement, military, or other security agencies that need particular gear.

Handcuff Pouches

Condor MA47 Handcuff Pouch

Condor MA47 Handcuff Pouch

The Condor Handcuff Pouch allows law enforcement personnel to put suspects in their place with the flick of a flap.

Condor designed this to hold two sets of handcuffs so members will never be without a spare pair of handcuffs.

This pouch gives a couple of different carrying options.

  • MOLLE attachment straps
  • Or a karabiner

TRU-SPEC Open Top Handcuff Case

For personnel looking for an open-top handcuff case, Tru-Spec has a high-quality, duty belt option that ensures the handcuffs are secured.

Designed with a high-density foam center and soft lining for protecting the gear.

Contour molded for a long lasting shape and precision fit will ensure you never lose your cuffs on a foot chase.

This option fits a 2″ duty belt or tactical belt.

Baton Pouches

Condor Baton Pouch

Condor Baton Pouch

Condor designed this for standard-issue expandable law enforcement batons.

Made for defense devices to apprehend a criminal or quick switch to a more effective method without having to completely stowaway the baton.

It features a hook and loop adjustable opening for deploying the baton. with a 6-inch mod strap included.

This option fits expandable batons up to 26 inches.

ASP Products Rotating Sidebreak Scabbard

ASP Scabbards is designed for securing a baton during transport but allows a firm grip and rapid presentation if needed.

Fabricated for a specific purpose.

A retracted or expanded Friction Loc Baton may be rapidly presented.

Yet securely retained during confrontations.

Expanded batons can be presented out the side of the carrier.

The SideBreak rotates to 7 distinct positions or may be locked upright on the belt.

The Snap-Lock belt attachment can be adjusted to fit everything from a dress belt, duty belt, and MOLLE gear.

Radio Pouches

Propper Radio Pouch – Motorola MX3000 and Kenwood

Propper Radio Pouch - Motorola MX3000 and Kenwood

This is a protective case made by Propper to keep your radio secure but easily accessible when needed its needed.

Had double-layered Condura with adjustable bungee lid and elastic retention built-in.

This is built and designed for the MX3000 radio and also has a grommet on the bottom of the pouch for drainage with a tuck tab molle.

Does come in four different color options.

Mace and Pepper Spray Pouches

Mace and Pepper Spray Pouches

This is the perfect pouch for holding MK3 or MK4 sized sprays or a variety of other similarly sized items.

The flaps secure with hook and loop straps which means you can adjust to fit a range of canister lengths.

This does include a MOD strap that allows it to attach to MOLLE platforms.

It’s rugged construction and stitching mean that this pouch will stand the test of time as long as you are on duty.

FEATURES

  • Dimensions: 4.5″H x 2″W
  • Adjustable flaps with hook and loop opening
  • Fits MK3 or MK4 size sprays
  • One 4″ MOD strap included

Grenade or Flashbang Pouches

Condor Single or Double Flash Bang Pouches

Condor Single or Double Flash Bang Pouches

Condor makes single or double flash bang pouch that are construct with a quick-release and pressure-release buckle.

These have two MOLLE compatible mod straps located on the rear of the pouch.

The pouch also provides elastic retention straps to ensure a snug fit that will keep your flashbangs safely secured until needed.

FEATURES
  • Hook and loop silencer
  • Adjustable closure flap
  • Elastic placeholder

Gas Mask Pouch

Tactical Tailor Gas Mask Pouch

Tactical Tailor Gas Mask Pouch

These mask carriers made by Tactical Tailor in the United States.

They are made from Cordura Nylon and lined with a foam padding for extra protection of your mask.

The carrier comes in two sizes to accommodate most protective masks on the market.

The flap is secured by hook and loop and a heavy-duty Fastex buckle and is designed to attach vertically any MOLLE/PALS style gear such as their Modular Leg Rig or Modular Tac Vest.

This also works with standard belts using two included long Malice Clips.

Clear Window Pouches

Clear window pouches may be needed for maps or other important documents that need to be kept clean and intact such as maps or SOPs.

These will prevent any mission critical items from getting damaged by rain, snow, or blood if things get nasty.

Magpul Daka Window Document Pouch

Magpul Daka Window Document Pouch

These clear window pouches are perfect document and electronics protectors.

The pouch’s front panel is a TPU translucent panel that will allow you to view, touch, or even activate touch screen electronics such as ipads.

In snow or rain, you will not have to worry about pulling maps, papers, and iPads out when using this.

The panels are welded together and the pouch opens and closes with a water repellent zipper.

This will ensure you have no problem keeping your goods dry and clean when using this bad boy.

FEATURES

  • Reinforced polymer fabric with anti-slip texture 
  • Welded construction creates permanent impenetrable seals
  • YKK AquaGuard™ water repellant zipper
  • 550 paracord zipper pull with heat shrink
  • Paint pen dot matrix debossed into body for identification marking
  • Window: Matte TPU
  • Overall dimensions:13.6”x12.7”
  • Zipper opening: 9.5″
  • Compatible with most map pens
  • Made in the USA

Magpul DAKA Window Pouch

Magpul Daka Window Pouch

Another option from Magpul this time in a clear pouch.

The do offer these in small, medium and large size depending on your needs.

This option from Magpul has all the same features as their admin pouches we listed with an added translucent window to make organizing your accessories even easier.

They are great for storing tools or reloaded ammunition, as well as lighter-duty use items such as organizing your personal electronics accessories.

Features

  • Reinforced polymer fabric with anti-slip texture
  • The window for easy organization
  • RF welded construction that creates permanent, impenetrable seals
  • YKK AquaGuard® water repellant zipper
  • 550 paracord with heat shrink tubing for enhanced grip, even with gloves
  • Chemical resistant and non-hygroscopic
  • Paint pen dot matrix debossed into body for identification marking
  • Carabiner attachment points

LBX Small Windowed Pouch

LBX Small Windowed Pouch

These clear window pouches are great for organization of ear protection or other smaller items.

This pouch does feature hook and loop backing for quick insert/removal on your loadout kits.

Water Bottle Pouches

5.11 Tactical H2O Water Bottle Carrier

5.11 Tactical H2O Water Bottle Carrier

The 5.11 Tactical H2O Water Bottle Carrier is sized to hold a standard sized water bottle and can mount to any MOLLE or SlickStick web platform.

Always good to have a drink on you for hydration.

Nothing fancy and it gets the job done.

Conclusion

We have touched on every tactical belt pouch you could ever possibly need in this article.

We are satisfied that no matter what you are needing for any mission can be found in this article.

If you liked this list head over and check out our article on battle belts or Shellback Tactical Plate carriers to use these pouches to build out a better kit.

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