View CartMy Account / Order StatusHelp











Join our mailing list!



Accept Credit Cards Online












U.S.Cavalry




ArmyGasMasks.com is upfront
(Your shopping cart is empty)
 
Welcome.

Army Gas Masks

Browse the largest online collection of U.S. Army gas masks, Israeli gas masks, Russian gas masks, Korean gas masks, German gas masks, Swedish gas masks and all other non-military issue gas masks and filters.


Our current inventory includes everything from Genuine Issue (GI) WWI, WWII, Korean, Vietnam and current issue gas mask and supplies. We also carry a large selection of European Gas Masks as well as commercial NBC gear. There is something here for everyone from collectors, police, to folks looking for preparedness items.

We have been in the surplus business for over 10 years. Read the About Us link for a history of our store. Over the years we have built a reputation of being honest and treating our customers fairly. Our buyers include the public, entertainment, local government, regional/national government, schools, churches, clubs etc.

We hope you find what you're looking for, but if you don't please call or Email us with your requests.



Army Surplus Gas Mask Carrying Pouch With Straps Soviet PDF-D Civilian/Child Gas Mask Kit Israeli Youth Child Civilian Gas Mask with Drinking Hose
Our Price: $19.95
Our Price: $49.95
Our Price: $79.95
Sale Price: $59.95
You save $20.00!
Gas Mask Carrying Pouches With Straps
Gas Mask Carrying Pouch With Straps Original 1970's - 1980's era Russian/Warsaw Pact  issued PDF-D Civilian gas mask kit. Israeli Military Youth/Child Civilian Gas Mask and filter.
Russian VPHR Chemical Weapon Detector - Portable Soviet Army Chemical Testing Device Soviet Civilian GP-5 Gas Mask and Canister Swedish M51 GasMask SKYDDSMASK-51 Gas Mask and Filter - M-51
Our Price: $109.95
Our Price: $29.99
Our Price: $79.95
Sale Price: $49.95
You save $30.00!
Russian/Soviet VPHR Chemical Weapon Detector GP-5 Civilian Gas Mask genuine Swedish NBC SKYDDSMASK-51 gas masks
Genuine Russian/Soviet VPHR Portable Chemical Weapon Detector. Original Soviet GP-5 Civilian issue Gas Mask kit. Swedish NBC SKYDDSMASK-51 gas mask with 60mm filter. Carry bag shown is not included. This mask is also referred to as the M-51 gas mask, or M51 gas mask. These gas masks are in like new surplus condtion and come with a 60mm filter. A must have for any collection.
WWI Corrected English Model C.E.M. Gas Mask Set - US Army German Military NBC Protective Suit jacket pants boots gloves bag Russian Military GP-7VM / PMK-2 Gas Mask and Filter
Our Price: $495.95
Our Price: $199.95
Our Price: $179.95
WWI Corrected English Model (C.E. Mask) Gas Mask Set - US Army German Military Protective Suit Set GP-7VM / PMK-2  Gas Mask Kit
Rare WWI (C.E.M) gas mask with the original instruction book, field repair kit and Bag. Complete German ARMY Issue Protective Suit Set. Brand New, never been issued! New Russian GP-7VM / PMK-2 gas mask and filter - Complete kit!
British Civilian Duty Respirator Unissued Belgian ARMY BEM 4GP Gas Mask and Filter U.S. Army M4 Lightweight Service Gas Mask and Carrier
Our Price: $199.95
List Price: $299.95
Our Price: $249.95
Sale Price: $249.95
You save $50.00!
Our Price: $189.95
C.6 Special Service Respirator Belgian BEM 4GP Gas Mask Unissued U.S. Army Lightweight Service Gas Mask M4-10A1-6.
WWII British Civil Defense Special Service Respirator Unissued Belgian ARMY BEM 4GP Gas Mask and Filter. Unissued U.S. M4-10A1-6 Lightweight Service Gas Mask and Carrier.
Soviet GP-5 Gas Mask and Filter - Black Unissued U.S. M40A1 Field Protective Gas Mask Complete w/ Accessories Surplus Canadian C-4 Gas Mask Respirator Army Military
Our Price: $39.95
Our Price: $499.95
Our Price: $129.95
Soviet GP-5 gas mask New U.S. M40A1 Field Protective Gas Mask with Accessories Surplus C4 Gas Mask
Black Russian GP-5 Civilian issue gas mask that comes with a standard 40mm filter and a small O/D gas mask carrier. Unissued U.S. ARMY M40A1 gas mask respirator complete with accessories. Canadian Military C4 defense gas mask/respirator developed by DREO.





Modern chemical warfare began on April 22, 1915, when German soldiers first used chlorine gas to attack the French in Ypres, against Canadian and French colonial troops. The initial response was to equip troops with cotton mouth pads for protection. Soon afterwards the British added a long cloth which was used to tie chemical-soaked mouth pads into place, and which was called the Black Veil Respirator. Dr. Cluny MacPherson of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment brought the idea of a mask made of chemical absorbing fabric and which fitted over the entire head to England, and this was developed into the British Hypo Helmet of June 1915. This primitive type of mask went through several stages of development before being superseded in 1916 by the canister gas mask of 1916. This had a mask connected to a tin can containing the absorbent materials by a hose.

But the inventor of the first effective coal gas mask was Russian scientist Nikolay Dimitrievich Zelinskiy in World War I (in 1915) against German gas attacks. In 1916 his gas masks were accepted on arms of the countries of Triple Entente. Zelinskiy gas mask is the most popular in the world.




Gas masks development since has mirrored the development of chemical agents in warfare, filling the need to protect against ever more deadly threats, biological weapons, and radioactive dust in the nuclear era. However, where agents that cause harm through contact or penetration of the skin occurs, such as blister agent or nerve agent, a gas mask alone is not sufficient protection, and full protective clothing must be worn in addition, to protect from contact with the atmosphere. For reasons of civil defense and personal protection, individuals often purchase gas masks in the belief that they prevent against the harmful effects of an attack with nuclear, biological, or chemical (NBC) agents; this is not the case, as gas masks protect only against respiratory absorption. Whilst most military gas masks are designed to be capable of protection against spectrum of NBC agents, they can be coupled with filter canisters that are proof against those agents (heavier) or just against riot control agents and smoke (lighter, and often used for training purposes); likewise there are lightweight masks solely for use in riot control agents and not for NBC situations.

Although thorough training and the availability of gas masks and other protective equipment can render the casualty-causing effects of an attack by chemical agents nullified, troops who are forced to operate in full protective gear are less efficient in completing their given tasks, tire easily, and may be affected psychologically by the threat of attack by these weapons. During the Cold War era, it was seen as inevitable that there would be a constant NBC threat on the battlefield, and thus troops needed protection in which they could remain fully functional; thus protective gear, and especially gas masks have evolved to incorporate innovations in terms of increasing user-comfort, and in compatibility with other equipment (from drinking devices to artificial respiration tubes, to communications systems etc). The gas mask has thus now arrived at a 'fourth generation' of development. Learn more about the development of military gas masks throughout history.




Today's Super Deal!

Ultimate PPE Kit FR-M40 Gas Mask Filter Suit More

Our Price: $599.95
Ultimate PPE Kit includes FR-M-40 Mask, FR-64 Filter, Tychem Suit, Gloves, Boots, bag, and lots more
LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE! Ultimate PPE Kit - FR-M40 Mask, FR-64 Filter, Tychem F Suit, Gloves, Boots, Bag & More


Top Sellers

Pet Protective Shelter With Filter
Our Price: $199.95
H1N1 Virus Protex N95 Respirator Mask
Our Price: $79.95
Gas Mask Hood for Czech M10 Respirator
Our Price: $29.95
60mm to 40mm gas mask Filter Adapter for sale
Our Price: $17.95
U.S. Military NBC Protective Carbon Sphere Suit
Our Price: $199.95


New Products

ARMY Medic AMBU MARK III Combat Resuscitator
Our Price: $129.95
Soviet M52 Steel Helmet w/ Red Star
Our Price: $49.95
M51 Helmet - French Indochina Military OTAN
Our Price: $109.95
North Anti-C Gloves - 12 Pair
Our Price: $59.95
U.S. M17A1 Gas Mask Carrier Bag
Our Price: $19.95








Military Apparel
ArmyGasMasks.com

 About Us
 Become an Affiliate
 Privacy Policy
 Contact Us
 
Company Info | Advertising | Product Index | Category Index | Help | Terms of Use
Copyright © .Com Endeavors, Inc.. All Rights Reserved.