This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
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Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Transferred from the United States Naval Air Development Center
- Overall: Nylon
- Strapping: Nylon
- Bladder: rubber
- Velcro and snap hardware
3-D: 106.7 x 7.6 x 61cm (42 x 3 x 24 in.)
Country of Origin
United States of America
United States Navy Type LPA-2 Life Preserver; yellow plastic inflatible plastic bladder at waist and neck attached together with an intigrated back strap; bladders mounted inside velcro flap covers; heavy gray nylon belt with black steel clips; velcro tabs on each side; yellow manufacturer's stencil on back strap.