French ARF-A

ARF-A
ARF-A
ARF-A
ARF-A

The French ARF-A, or A.N.P. VP F1, was introduced in the 1990's to replace the A.N.P. M-51/M-53.  They were made of hard black or khaki rubber with a single plastic panoramic lens.  These examples were made in 1995 and 1996.

ARF-A = Appareil Respiratoire Filtrant des Armées = "Army Filtering Breathing Apparatus"

A.N.P. VP F1 = Appareil Normal de Protection à Visière Panoramique Mle F1 - "Normal Protection Apparatus with Panoramic Visor, Model F1"

 

Similar masks in my collection:  N/A

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Size stamp on forehead "2"

Stamps
Stamps

Stamps under chin "3" "3"

Rubber stamps
Rubber stamps

Date and manufacturer stamps on head harness "95" "MRE-2" "T1-T2"

Filter
Filter

Filter stamps top view "06 NBC 02" "01-PIC-02" "CFF3" "01/02"

Filter
Filter

Filter bottom view

Filter
Filter

Filter date stamp side view "01/02"

Rubber stamp
Rubber stamp

Size stamp on forehead "2"

Stamps
Stamps

Stamps under chin "2" "3"

Rubber stamps
Rubber stamps

Date and manufacturer stamps on head harness "96" "MRE-2" "T1-T2"

Filter
Filter

Filter stamps top view "01 SYS 08" "KF070926 PICA" "CFF3"

Filter
Filter

Filter bottom view

Filter
Filter

Filter date stamp side view "02/08"