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protective masks

Definition/Scope: Individual protective equipment consisting of facepiece with integral filter elements or attached canister and carrier. Mask protects the wearer against inhaling toxic chemical agents, screen smokes, biological agents, and radioactive dust particles.



Used For:

gas masks

Broader Terms:

masks
protective equipment

Narrower Terms:

aircraft protective masks
field protective masks
M24 protective masks
M42 combat vehicle crewman masks
M45 protective masks
protective mask canisters
protective mask facepieces
protective mask filters
special purpose mask
tank protective masks

Related Terms:

mission oriented protective posture
Supply Class II


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