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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.

Russian/Soviet SM-1 (ShM1) Helmet Gas Mask and Filter Army Surplus Gas Mask Carrying Pouch With Straps SEA Scott FP Full Face Gas Mask Respirator w/ SMALLTALK voice speaker system
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Soviet SM-1 (ShM1) Helmet Gas Mask Gas Mask Carrying Pouches With Straps SEA Scott Full Face Gas Mask Respirator
Rare Soviet Army issue SM-1 Helmet Gas Mask, Chemical Canister and Carry bag. Gas Mask Carrying Pouch With Straps SEA /Scott full FP face panorama full view mask respirator for use with 40mm filters or supplied air.
Pre-WWII French Army TC 38 Gas Mask Respirator British Army SAS Avon SF10 Respirator Gas Mask and Filter Canadian ARMY Military C-4 Gas Mask Respirator
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French Army TC 38 Gas Mask Respirator AVON SF10 Respirator Gas Mask C4 Gas Mask
French Military/Army issue TC 38 Gas Mask, Filter & Carrier. Unissued British Special Forces SOG, SAS Avon SF10 Respirator. Canadian Military C4 defense gas mask/respirator developed by DREO.
U.S. Army M45 Gas Mask Kit with Accessories - Unissued U.S. Navy/Air Force Surplus MCU-2/P Chemical and Biological Gas Mask Chinese ARMY / Military Issue M64 Gas Mask and Filter - Army Gas Masks, Inc.
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U.S. Military M45 Gas Mask Kit complete with accessories and SOG Hose, Unissued, New Navy MCU-2/P Gas Mask Chinese M64 Gas Mask
Unissued U.S. Military M45 gas mask kit complete with all accessories including SOG hose.

Surplus U.S. Navy/Air Force MCU-2/P Chemical and Biological Military Gas Mask Kit.

Original Chinese ARMY / Military Issue M64 Gas Mask and Filter w/ Olive Drab Carry Bag.
Original Finnish Military M61 Military Gas Mask and Filter SGE 150 Gas Mask Unissued AVON M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask kit
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SGE 150 Gas Mask and Filter Avon M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask
Genuine Finnish Military M61 gas mask. New SGE 150 Gas Mask and NBC Filter. Avon M50 FM50 Joint Service CBRN Gas Mask Respirator complete with accessories - unissued.
Unissued Korean ARMY HK-K1 NBC Gas Mask and Carrier Israeli Z56 Gas Mask and Filter German Military NBC Protective Suit jacket pants boots gloves bag
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Unissued Korean ARMY HK-K1 NBC Gas Mask Israeli Z56 Gas Mask and Filter German Military Protective Suit Set
Unissued Korean Military K1 NBC Gas Mask, Filter and carrier. Original Israeli 1968 Army/Military Z56 Gas Mask and Filter. Complete German ARMY Issue Protective Suit Set. Brand New, never been issued!

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.

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Surplus US ARMY M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit

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M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit
U.S ARMY chemical agent detector kit complete with 12 test kits and instruction cards.

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