The 4 Best Concealed Carry Laptop Bags – CCW Reviews 2019

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So why get a concealed carry laptop bag? Because guns and computers are part of the arsenal of every prepared office worker, adventurer, and traveler (yes, we’re mildly joking here). All kidding aside, living in the modern world makes it tough to go anywhere without both a gun and a laptop. To carry both, however, you’ll need a bag worthy of protecting two expensive investments. A purpose-built bag is the only way to go. So, without further ado . . .

Here are our reviews for the 4 best concealed carry laptop bags on the market:

Concealed Carry Laptop Bag 1: Voodoo Tactical Pro Ops Briefcase

The Voodoo Tactical Pro Ops briefcase is a little more than a laptop bag. It’s designed to be a go anywhere, do anything bag for those who live interesting lives. It’s at home in the city and in the field. It offers plenty of room for a large laptop, a tablet, and of course a good little mid-sized gun. The laptop pouch is designed to fit a large laptop and comes with a removable tablet pouch. Outside of all that you have a nice, somewhat hidden pouch designed to store a compact handgun or two. A gun and a few extra mags is an excellent companion for anyone.

The bag itself features a large front pouch (see full specs) that zippers down entirely and offers lots of room for papers, plane tickets, and other important documents. Inside this main pouch is a number of different compartments to outfit and carry cables, USB drives, hard drives, pens, and other admin gear you need to complete the mission.

The Voodoo Tactical Briefcase doesn’t look tactical, but more like a general outdoors bag. This is great because the last thing you want to do is advertise the fact you are carrying anything other than your office gear. The Pro Ops is outfitted with a top carry handle, a shoulder strap, and made from water resistant material.

Concealed Carry Laptop Bag 2: The Vertx Commuter

  • Vertx EDC Commuter Bag, Smoke Grey, One Size
  • Price: $135.58
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While the Commuter may share a name with the latest Liam Neeson movie, it’s far from being flashy and superficial. In fact, your first look at it will likely be you asking yourself why? It doesn’t look tactical, it doesn’t smell tactical, and I don’t know what it tastes like, but it’s tactical alright. The Commuter is a large bag (see full specs), but still more sling bag than backpack. It’s single strap is outfitted with heavy padding. It’s an orbital strap and in an instant can go from on your bag, to go over your chest.

This is perfect because if you need to retrieve your gun you need to do it in a hurry. You can fit your gun in a variety of pouches, including the front hidden pouch. This pouch is outfitted with both hook and loop material and MOLLE paneling. This gives you the ability to mount any number of holsters inside this hidden pouch.

As you move through the main three pouches you hit more material for hook and loop accessories, as well as some nice internal pouches for whatever you may need. Vertx does produce MOLLE adapters that attach to the insides of this bag. The rearmost main pouch is the perfect size for any laptop and has a small pocket designed for a Kevlar insert for bulletproof protection.

Concealed Carry Laptop Bag 3: 5.11 Tactical Rush Messenger Bag


Anyone in the gunsling tactical community has heard of 5.11. They produce a wide swath of tactical gear and one of their biggest markets is the tactical bag industry. I could name any of their awesome bags, but let’s stick with the Rush messenger bag. The Rush is made from the as close to waterproof as you can get 1050D nylon. It will shrug off the elements like water off a duck’s butt, and it will protect your laptop and gun in almost anything outside of monsoon season.

The main pouch is perfect for medium to smaller laptops and comes with a padded laptop sleeve to keep and protect everything from a 199 Chromebook to the ungodly expensive Macbook Pro. The top panel offers a quick access admin panel for the necessary goods like pen, paper and headphones. Or bullets, Bandaids, and tourniquets (be safe with your gun or you’ll need all 3).

The Quick draw compartment allows you to easily draw a sidearm when needed and hit the ground running when things get rough. This compartment is concealed and invisible to the outside eye. The Rush Messenger bag is also outfitted with a bit of MOLLE paneling to make expanding the bag simple and intuitive.

Concealed Carry Laptop Bag 4: Red Rock Outdoor Gear Navigator Laptop Bag

  • Red Rock Outdoor Gear Navigator Laptop Bag (Black)
  • Price: $51.52
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The Red Rock Navigator is an all-in-one, tough-as-nails laptop bag with enough organizational potential to make a Supply Sergeant smile. The bag is broken down into 12 different compartments to make organization of office or mission-essential gear easy. You have 15.5 liters of total storage potential. There is plenty of pockets for one, or multiple guns, flashlights, magazines, and more. Of course, there is also plenty of room for your laptop, charger, mouse, phone, and any other electronics you may need.

You can trust that your gear is protected from the elements. The bag is made from 600 Denier polyester and comes with a water resistant PVC lining. The main pouch includes a laptop sleeve for extra protection of your chosen computer. The Navigator is outfitted with small sections of MOLLE paneling as well. This allows you to attach an extra pouch if 12 isn’t enough.

The Navigator is conveniently outfitted with not just your typical sling but two padded backpack straps. Let’s be honest, with 12 compartments and 15.5 liters of storage, you could make this thing very heavy very fast. It’s nice to ditch the sling and toss it on your shoulders and go. Let’s not forget that dangerous people doing dangerous things often face dangerous terrain. A backpack is much easier to carry up a mountain than a sling bag.

Carry On

The best concealed carry laptop bags are accessories that should simplify your life. It should be easy to use, roomy, and comfortable to carry. It also needs to be well-made and strong enough for you to trust stashing a gun and laptop in. If you go this route never forget there is a gun in your bag (my suggestion: be care of guns with light trigger pulls, especially if you have pens and pencils in the same compartment!), and treat it like you would a holster. Good luck!

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