Inspired by our durable and comfortable Apex Pant, the Apex Short combines the same precision engineering, functional design, and resilient construction, in a smaller package. Ideal for tactical, casual, or covert wear, the Apex Short is built from 6.4 oz. Flex-Tac® mechanical stret..
The Base Short is the newest addition to the 5.11® shorts line. We brought back the movement and breathability of the Vaporlite short, but we’ve improved the fit and fabric by crafting these shorts with our mechanical stretch, moisture-wicking Freedom Flex fabric. With wrinkle,..
The ideal CCW-ready, lightweight addition to your summer lineup, the Fast-Tac™ Urban Short is constructed with some of our toughest materials. It's packed with tactical utility, too. So load up and go for it. This short is ready.
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The 5.11 RECON™ Vandal Short was engineered to provide balanced support and flexibility in the gym or during your cross-training workout. Built from a lightweight, poly/spandex blend of four-way stretch fabric, Vandal crossfit shorts offer enhanced freedom of movement and ..
The 5.11 RECON® Vandal Topo Short was engineered to maintain balanced support, comfort, and flexibility during the most demanding workouts. Built from a lightweight, poly/spandex blend of four-way stretch fabric, Vandal cross training shorts offer enhanced freedom of movement and comf..
Warm weather never felt so good. Modeled after our popular Stryke Pants, the 5.11 Stryke® Shorts present the same valuable features in a useful, lightweight tactical short. Made from Flex-Tac® ripstop fabric, with a TEFLON® finish and fully gusseted crotch, these shorts deliver durabi..
Made from 100% cotton twill, Switchback Shorts provide rugged durability and superior comfort in a classic look and feel. Featuring bartacking, double-stitching, and the pockets you’ve come to expect, these shorts will give you everything you need and nothing you don’t for a long, lon..
These might just be the best shorts of all time. A top choice among law enforcement and tactical operators, Taclite® Pro Shorts are engineered to provide superior performance in hot and humid climates. The lightweight Taclite ripstop fabric keeps you cool, while the self-adjusting wai..
The standard, popular choice of law enforcement and operators worldwide, 5.11® Tactical Shorts provide the durability, comfort, and functionality needed for the harshest tactical environments. Made from tough cotton canvas, featuring an action waistband and double-reinforced seat, t..
Inspired by 3-gun shooters who preferred the lightweight style of 5.11’s popular RECON Vandal Shorts, Vaporlite Shorts feature four-way stretch polyester/spandex fabric, quick-drying capability, and a full running gusset, plus belt loops and eight pockets for your loadout. Offering ex..
If you could care less about durability, comfort and style, don’t buy the Ion Short.But if you prefer these features in spades, get all 5 colors.The Ion’s lightweight poly/elastane blend, gusseted construction and 9” inseam let you move as far and as fast as you want.There are 8 pockets total, with ..