M53 Mask

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The M53, part of the next generation 50 series of respirators, features a new patented twin exhalation valve providing the capability to use the mask with all recognised forms of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment). The M53 will function as a conventional negative pressure mask as well as with a range of SCBA and PAPR.

The M53 is based on the M50 mask Avon Protection is supplying to meet the US Government Joint Services General Purpose Mask (JSGPM) requirement for all four US military forces. The M53 has been developed to meet the specific requirements of Special Operations Units to protect against the multiple threats encountered in modern war fighting and peacekeeping operations.


Field of View  

  • Panoramic single lens visor
  • Optically correct visor
  • Scratch Resistant



  • 4 face piece sizes for improved fit
  • Chlorobutyl rubber and silicone blend mask
  • Low profile design for superior weapons integration



  • Electronic Communication Port for integrated voice projection and radio communication
  • Optional VPU provides ability to easily communicate while wearing mask


Multiple Modes

  • Functions as both a negative and positive pressure mask
  • Simple turn of dial changes mode of operation
  • One mask for all operations

Based on the US Government M50/ JSGPM (Joint Services General Purpose Mask) Program, the 53-Series Protective Mask was specifically developed to meet the unique requirements of Special Operations Units.

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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Gas masks, components | Masks, protective | Respiratory protection
Description: M53 Mask
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Avon Protection Systems

M53 Mask

23.12.2014 / 15:30