SOURCE's most popular hydration system. Three usage modes: can be worn backpack style, inserted in rucks, or direct-attached to MOLLE on vests or rucks using Source QCA buckle system. Vertical front zipper for fast reservoir access. Source hydration system have been chosen because of their superior quality and durability by Israeli Defense Forces, US Marines (Marine corps) and many defense and security forces around the globe.
Source is a company from Isreal, founded in 1989. From the beginning the company stands for top quality, innovative technologies and setting higher and better standards, credibility and battle tested products. Their products are from soldiers for soldiers. Source is a company with strong ties and responsibility to the community, promoting and enhancing the idea of a sustainable local economy. Each year 5 % of net profit is dedicated to social or environmental activities in the nearby community.
Source Tactical Hydration System:
Adjustable Sternum Strap
Adds carrying stability. Adjusts to fit a range of body types.
Can be worn backpack style or quickly converted for direct armor attachment or streamlined ruck insertion.
QCA attachment system
The Tactical carrier attaches to the vest using the integrated QCA buckle system. Unlike other systems, the QCA™ attaches diagonally and won’t loosen as water is consumed and reservoir volume changes. The QCA™ enables the user to position the pack optimally on the back.
Easy Reservoir Access
Tactical’s design allows the bladder to be quickly removed and refilled while its carrier stays on the vest. The zippered wide opening is secured with Velcro plus an optional snap.
Cool Insulation and Condensation Drain Port
Closed cell insulation keeps liquids cool for better absorption by the body.The system has drains condensation from the insulated reservoir sleeve.
Easy Dry Loop
With the zippered front open and the WLPS closure removed, the pack hangs upside down for draining and quick drying.
Source Storm WXP technology:
QMT Quick connect hose fitting
Quick connect hose fitting offers push button convenience, QMT has a built in shut off mechanism which allows the tube to be disconnected without spilling, and is compatible with most filtration systems and accessories, such as UTA.
Widepac wide opening access
Patented slide closure for easy filling, draining and cleaning. Airtight Seal!
Storm valve with Dirt-Shield protective cover
Non-bite high flow valve, a marvel in hydration valves. Storm offers 25% higher flow than most bite valve designs. Push-pull operation - no biting required. Angled valve allows the tube to be 25cm shorter so there is less tube to hang up or bounce around. Storm offers hands free operation with tactile shut-off indicator for low light operation. No more dragging in the dirt! Dirt-Shield protective cover keeps valve free of dirt and protected during transport.
Cool weave cover tube
Insulates and blocks UV-light. Water stays cool and bacteria free from the first to last sip.
WXP opening access
WXP opening access system can be operated with one hand, valve is protected with string and is airtight.
Source hydration technology:
Glass-Like Film Technology
A multi-layer Polyethylene film utilizing Source's Glass-Like technology, which prevents bio-film build up
making the system self-cleaning
. Glass-Like Film is 2000% smoother than standard TPU
films, with virtually no difference from glass itself.
Taste-Free and BPA free
Co-extruded PE film retains pure liquid taste with no plastic flavor. BPA and Phthalate free. As you will see below the synergy of the Glass-Like plastic film and Grunge-Guard gives you the assurance that your drinking water stays fresh, odor and taste-free for days, even weeks.
An FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) registered antibacterial permanently embedded into the reservoir and tube to block bacteria growth. Effective for the life of the system. This protection has no effect on the water and is non-leaching.
Source technologies combined represent the next generation in hydration systems, in which cleaning is no longer an issue. Their systems require the lowest maintenance on the market.