Our Brand
RQ3 Gear by Rescue Source

In 1994 Rescue Source began manufacturing quality rescue equipment under the RQ3 Gear Brand. After the initial success of our now world-famous throwbags, RQ3 Gear moved into bags and hardware with a focus on innovation and rescuer safety. All of our products are designed by professional rescuers and are field-tested around the world to guarantee that our products are always tough enough to survive the rigors of the rescue environment.¬†PPE Defined — we offer the best personal protective equipment for swiftwater, flood and rope rescue environments.



Current products
manufactured by RQ3 Gear include:

  • Throwbags
  • Rope and Gear Bags
  • Boulder Helmet
  • Storm Helmet
  • Max-Wear Gloves
  • Q-Eights/Rigging
  • Litter Bridle
  • Hose Inflation System
  • Knives
  • Cliff Picket System

RQ3 Gear brand is available from Rescue Source and over 40 distributors around the United States.