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AirBossLBMLow Burden Mask

Providing outstanding protection with an industry-leading design, the LBM offers the best balance of operational capability, comfort, and protection.

Key Features

The LBM is one of the lightest military respirators available and offers optimum weight distribution, and minimal breathing resistance.

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Comfortable secure fit

Unique stretching fabric with two points of adjustment. The frontal fused attachment prevents hotspots and rubbing, even when worn with a helmet.


Mission configurable

Compatible with most SCBAs and PAPRs for operation-driven protection.

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Enhanced visual acuity

Ballistic-, scratch- and fog-resistant lens with superior field of view.

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Safe hydration

Easy-to-use drinking system connects to a canteen for user hydration without contamination.


Tailorable optical protection

Optional clear, sun, and laser protective outserts for specific operational needs.

Positive pressure module attachment

Pressure adjustable

A positive pressure module (PPM) attachment allows the mask to switch between negative and positive pressure.

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Clear communication

An optional voice projection unit (VPU) accessory allows the user to amplify and project their voice for increased clarity.


Filter interoperability

40mm standard NATO filter threads allow the mask to be used with multiple filter options.


Part Number
  • 1.03 lb (465 g) per unit (size L, without filter)
Bromobutyl Rubber
Inner Mask
Valve Discs
Silicone, Natural Rubber
Polycarbonate ballistic lens
Small (S), Medium (M), Large (L), and Extra Large (XL)
Shelf Life
15 years in original packaging
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