CSU-17/P (PPB & G ) G VEST NATO / USAF
Counter Pressure Vest USAF 

 

 CSU-17/P PPB & G Vests ( USAF /USN )    

 

Aeromiltec CSU-17/P is a U.S. Air Force PP & G Vest is garment worn by fighter aircraft pilots to counteract positive chest G forces. It is a wraparound garment with an internal inflatable bladder which compresses the chest of the wearer during G induced flying maneuvers.The Anti G Vest consists of a Nomex aramid cloth outer shell which houses a bladder. The bladder system is constructed of polyurethane coated nylon and covers the pilot's chest .

 

The CSU-17/P PP & B Vest is interfaced with the anti g suit typeCSU-19/P, CSU-20/P CSU-13B/P and CSU-15A/P to the pressure system of the aircraft which supplies pressure to the anti g suit.

 

 

The system contains five major components : the Combat Edge Helmet , Oxygen mask , PP & B Vest , oxygen manifold & the anti g suit

 

Together these help the pilot efficiently perform up to 9 G positive. The helmet is of the type HGU-55CEwhich contains a pressurised bladder. This provides tensioning of the mask MBU-23/Pat the onset of high G manoeuvers during tight combat maneuvers.

 

The helmet HGU-55CE is a Kevlar light weight  with close fitting shell & a wider frontal opening for better peripheral vision during high G maneuvers. The Combat Edge oxygen mask MBU-23/P gives pressurised breathing that switches in at a pre determined G loads starting + 3.

 

The Torso Harness PCU-16/P  or PCU-15/P retains it’s original fittings . Underneath is a Nomex flight suit MIL-C-83141A& Nomex gloves  GS/FRP-2 . Also included on the man mounted garments is the integrated Life Preserver & Survival Vest. Legg restraints to connect to Ejection seat retractor normally produced by Martin Baker Aircraft , Leg board for maps & flight boots with bullet proof soles . This is employed on F-22 and F-16 Combat Edge gear

 

Features

 

    Includes vest, hose and valve assembly

    Front and side zipper fasteners.

    Cord lacing fit adjustment with lacing covers.

 

Specifications

 

Shell Fabric:         FR Aramid Cloth

Color:    Sage Green

 

 

Bladder Fabric:   Polyurethane Coated Nylon

PPB & G  Vest  USN 

       CSU-17/P   F-16, F-15, F/A-18  Aircraft 

                      

              

Vest Size Small                          Vest Size Medium             Vest Size Large 

F148-1220-1                              F148-1220-2                     F148-1220-3       

8475-01-316-7748                    8475-01-316-7749           8475-01-316-9904                 



              Vest Size Extra-Large         

F148-1220-4        

  8475-01-316-7750




           F-22 Series  Aircraft 

 

Vest Size Small                              Vest Size Medium           Vest Size Large 

F148-1220-5                                  F148-1220-6                   F140-1220-7

8475-01-642-8222                        8475-01-642-8224         475-01-642.8228




               Vest Size Extra-Large:

F148-1220-8

          8475-01-642-8229



P/N and NSN's:   

 

Vest Size Small:

F148-1220-1

8475-01-316-7748

 

Vest Size Medium:

F148-1220-2

8475-01-316-7749

 

Vest Size Large:

F148-1220-3

8475-01-316-9904

 

Vest Size Extra-Large:

F148-1220-4

8475-01-316-7750

 

F-22

Vest Size Small:

F148-1220-5

8475-01-642-8222

 

Vest Size Medium:

F148-1220-6

8475-01-642-8224

 

Vest Size Large:

F148-1220-7

8475-01-642-8228

 

Vest Size Extra-Large:

F148-1220-8

8475-01-642-8229