The half-mask Special Operations Tactical Respirator (SOTR) is designed to provide protection against a wide range of oil-and non-oil-based particulate contaminants encountered by Special Operations forces during training and in operational environments. The low-profile design offers protection without interfering with the operator’s tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) and seamlessly interfaces with weapon systems for optimal effectiveness

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  • Respirator mask offers at least 99.97% filtration efficiency against airborne particulates including lead, asbestos, lubricant mist, and explosive gunfire residue
  • SOTR: Ballistic respirator is available in non-microphone and microphone configurations, and is compatible with standard ground communications headsets to enable radio communications, comes with two filters
  • SOTR Lite: Single filter and head harness, without communications capabilities</>
  • Seamlessly integrates with NVGs and other eye protection products, as well as over the ear hearing protection products
  • Two exhalation valves for easier breathing
  • Easy to adjust suspension straps to be worn with or without a helmet
  • Flexible and lightweight silicone face piece with a wide, wraparound, and pleated design to enable the respirator to fit to a large variety of facial types
  • Front mounted inhalation valves and cartridge ports for an enhanced field-of-vision and a quick one-handed filter change
  • The Special Operations Tactical Respirator (SOTR) is intended for ground applications; for aircraft applications, see the Gentex Low Profile Particulate Respirator

SOTR – No Microphone, SOTR – Microphone Included (+$60.00), SOTR Lite


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