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Rotary Wing Integrated Aircrew Survival Vest

MSV972 M3

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Mustang Survival's MSV972 M3 is a basic life preserver survival vest platform for rotary wing aircraft with a removable breathing device pocket. The MSV972 M3 accommodates survival equipment with reduced bulk and increased mobility.

Designed specifically for pilots and aircrew to be worn over flight suits, the Mustang Survival MSV972 M3 is an inflatable flotation cell integrated into a survival vest. Providing a full 37 lbs. of buoyancy, the inflatable cell - available with automatic or manual inflation - is comprised of two independent chambers, separated by an internal membrane, with single point inflation. This provides for an orally inflated reserve chamber in the event that the primary chamber becomes damaged.

All Mustang Survival aircrew life preserver / survival vests include integrated harness lifting straps, signal whistle, SOLAS reflective tape, buddy tether line and integrated waist buckle as standard features.


The high frequency welded construction of the inflatable cell utilizes polyurethane coated nylon fabric which exceeds the requirements of both MIL-C-83489 and AMS 3272/1. The protective LP cover is constructed from fire resistant 6 oz. Nomex® aramid fabric. This vest has a wide range of adjustability for mission role and requirement changes.

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  • Platforms: Sea King and Bell 412 aircraft, Royal Norwegian Air life vest for helicoptersurvival vest for transport aircraft
  • LP stole: Long with zippered closure
  • LP color: Yellow
  • Outside pockets consist of 4 right side, 2 left side with fast-retract content straps, and molded foam radio pocket
  • Inside pockets consist of 1 left side, 1 right side and 2 back
  • Radio or beacon compatible: Techtest 500 or SARBE-6 beacons
  • Manual inflatable flotation cell providing 37 lbs / 150N buoyancy
  • Optional emergency breathing pockets on a detachable holster assembly MA7197 available
  • Made with Nomex® fire resistance fabric and mesh
  • Dual chamber system for emergency oral inflation in the event of damage to one chamber
  • Integrated lifting harness
  • Waist and chest adjustment straps
  • Buddy-line and SOLAS whistle

Additional Options

  • Customized pocket and life preserver configuration available
  • Tactical coloring for inflatable cell
  • Micro climate vest insert Mustang Survival model MSF843 Air Cooling Vest
  • Ballistic vest insert. Current insert meet NIJ Level IIIA standard. Insert has been designed to hold Hard Armor Plates.

** Export restrictions may apply, call for inquiry.

Available Colors

MSV972 M3 rotary wing aircrew integrated survival vest pfd Sage Green

MSV972 M3

MSV972 M3 rotary wing aircrew integrated survival vest sage green

MSV972 M3 Size Chart

  Chest (inches) Chest (cm)
Small 36" - 40" 91 - 102
Medium 40" - 44" 102 - 112
Large 44" - 48" 112 - 122
Extra Large 48" - 52" 122 - 132
2XL 52" - 56" 132 - 142
3XL 56" - 60" 142 - 152

Mustang Survival Warranty and Repair Information

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2017 Mustang Survival Industrial and Commercial Catalog

2017 Mustang Survival Angler Catalog

2016 Mustang Survival Public safety Product Guide

Public Safety Catalog

2016 Mustang Survival Military Product Guide

Military Catalog

2016 Mustang Survival Product Guide

2016 Product Guide

2016 Mustang Survival Range Book

2016 Range Book

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