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personnel protection
Submarine Inherently Buoyant Life Preserver Features (For submarine use)
(NSN 4220-01-485-1135)
USCG Approved Type I personal floatation device - vest only.

Model I600ORG-OO-NLT
(NSN 4220-01-485-1138)
USCG Approved Type I personal flotation device with Distress Marker Light, whistle, sea dye marker, and Man Overboard Indicator.

Key Features:

  • USCG Approved Type I
  • Non-reversible vest style  designed for comfort and performance
  • Aquafoam flotation foam provides a minimum of 22 lb  buoyancy
  • Designed to turn most unconscious wearers face up
  • Encircling body belt and hinged back panel
  • Foam-filled collar for additional head support
  • Heavy-duty 210 Denier nylon shell and lining
  • 62 sq. in. (400 sq. cm.) of 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material SOLAS grade 6755 on panels and collar
  • Two chest adjusters for improving flotation angle
  • Special opening on back to accommodate fall protection harnesses
  • Velcro patch on shoulder  to mount distress marker light for best visibility
  • Pockets for distress marker light, whistle, sea dye marker, and Man Overboard Indicator


Replacement Components:

  • ACR strobe light with Velcro® and tether line (NSN 6230-01-533-6112)
  • Whistle and tether line (NSN 4220-01-487-2931)
  • Sea Dye Marker (NSN 6850-00-270-9986)

Orange/Adult Universal (over 90 lbs/41kgs); Chest Size: 30" to 52"

For more information, see www.stearnsflotation.com