LSC’s newest FAA approved life vest, The TRITON PAX (MOLLE) uses the same flotation bladder used by U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Swimmers in their TRITON 497-VOCG. It is doubtful that any inflatable bladder design has seen as much in-water action as the LSC TRITON. This life vest is professional-grade and made for years of rugged wear and substantial abuse.
The flotation vest provides 35 lbs of buoyancy via manually inflated C02. The folding pattern and snap closure create a comfortable low-profile fitting around the neck. A MOLE PALS System allows for the attachment of pockets for storage of auxiliary survival equipment. The vest comes equipped with our water-activated 641 LRS as its survivor locator light which, like the vest, far exceeds requirements allowing for long-range signalling to searching aircraft or vessels. An oral inflation valve allows the wearer to adjust buoyancy, as needed.
The attachment harness is constructed of Type VIII Mil-Spec webbing and LSC’s low-profile, quick-adjusting, stainless steel hardware – corrosion resistant for the marine environment. Like all TRITON Vests, the 497-PAX-M is field packable after a fresh-water rinse and dry. You can train with the device in the water, rinse it off, deflate it, replace the cylinder and it is ready for service again.
(Available with sewn-on pockets as the 497-PAX)