daysack

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daysack

(ˈdeɪˌsæk)
n
a small bag carried on the back for items that will be required in the course of a day out
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The authority intends to award a multi-supplier 4-year framework agreement for the manufacturing and supply of operational travel bags, 30l black army daysacks and 30l raf daysacks.
WHAT THEY CARRY SAS troops carry "daysacks" filled with ammunition in the form of magazines for their assault rifle or sniper rifle and sidearm.
After returning the bicycles to their owner and dumping our obsolete gear in the Khuzestani capital, Ahvaz, we prepared for the final leg, cramming rain jackets, toothbrushes, painkillers, snacks and a camera into a couple of miniscule daysacks. So ubiquitous had Iranian hospitality been, we now felt able to rely on local people for shelter during our march to the former British oil town of Abadan on Iran's border with Iraq.
Prior information notice without call for competition: Sacks Operational Travel Bags and 30L Daysacks.
One of a family of daysacks that range from 24 to 36 litres in capacity
The SSP team has a requirement to place a competitive contract for the provision of 30 Litre Daysacks. Two variations are required: an Army Black version and a RAF blue version.
Essential medications, suncream, a warm top, waterproof clothing and a lightweight camera find their way into most people's daysacks. A sun hat and a warm hat, a map or guidebook, a whistle and a trekking pole or two are also worth carrying.
These days, the variety is astounding: from ultra-light rucksacks for mountaineers to versatile packs that unzip like suitcases and have matching detachable daysacks. Ensure that you can fit a padlock to the zips, and buy a TSA-approved lock if you're travelling through the USA.
Traditionally, impecunious British trekkers have exported their backpacking style of self-sufficient mountain travel and headed to the Alps with bulging 50-70-litre rucksacks (and then stared in wonder at hut-based trekkers with their dainty 25-litre daysacks).
(Daysacks will generally have hip straps which are designed to stop the rucksack swaying around, rather than to take any weight off the shoulders).