The GP-5 gas mask is a Soviet -made single-filter gas mask. It was issued to the Soviet population starting in 1962; production ended in 1990. It is a lightweight mask, weighing 1.09 kg (2.42 lbs). It can operate in all weather and with stand temperatures from −40 degrees (Celsius and Fahrenheit) to 114 °C (237 °F). The GP-5
They were originally made to protect the wearer from radioactive fallout during the Cold War and were distributed to most fallout shelters. They have been tested in Poland to see if they have NBC protective capabilities. It was concluded that the mask will last in an NBC situation for 24 hours. They are a favorite of gas mask collectors because they are common and have the “old” circular eyepieces like masks used in Wordl War ll .
Russian USSR GP5 Gas Mask
We would advise washing/cleaning the mask inside and out before wearing and maybe a little on the dusty,dirty or marks maybe faded from storage on the outside wash in warm soapy water, the metal parts may have slight corrosion due to long term storage.
- Gas mask
- Carrying bag
DOES NOT INCLUDE FILTER AND HOSE