Whether you are adding to your collection or finding that perfect hat to trek through tough terrain, there are literally hundreds and hundreds of tactical hats to choose from. If it’s your mission to find a durable, yet customizable hat, we’ve collected our top-five most popular tactical hats and caps below.
Condor Tactical Cap
Condor simply makes some of the best all-around tactical hats. The Condor Tactical Cap has the fit and feel of your basic baseball cap, but provides a tactical edge with its Crye Precision MultiCam. Just like the Condor Mesh Tactical Cap, this cap pairs nicely with a flag patch or any other tactical hat patches.
Under Armour Tactical Hat
The Under Armour Friend or Foe 2.0 Cap is the perfect tactical hat for the outdoors. The hat features a built-in HeatGear sweatband to keep sweat at bay and you cool and dry. Each of the Under Armour logos have hook and loop construction so you can add any custom patch.
5.11 Tactical Hat
With its customizable front panel patch, the 5.11 Operator 2.0 Hat gives you the opportunity to rep your unit or put your patriotism on display. What’s more, this hat features six rows of bill stitching. This hat is built to weather any storm or survive any tactical situation.
Fitted Tactical Hat by Condor
If you are looking for a fitted tactical hat, Condor combines the same high-quality construction of all Condor tactical hats with the comfort of a fitted hat. The Cool Mesh Tactical Cap is designed specifically to keep you cool. It’s made from UPF 50+ cool comfort performance stretchable knit with a performance sweatband. Finally, the patch area is constructed with high-quality stitching and Velcro.
Propper Boonie Hat
Whether you’re active duty or need a boonie hat built to sustain tough environments, the Propper Boonie Hat is for you. It’s MIL-H-44105B compliant, NIR compliant and AR670-1/AFI 36-2903 approved with OCP. Aside from meeting military specifications, it’s made from a NYCO ripstop fabric blend to make this one of the most durable boonie hats on the market. Finally, this hat features a total brim, meaning that your eyes and neck will be completely protected from the sun.
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