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The Ephese is a modern gas mask in use with the French army.
The mask is used by both the French military and air forceIt is mostly seen in PAPR setup.
Overview EditThe Ephese is an upgraded version of the previous ARF-A, the main difference being the 2 lenses instead of the panoramic visor
The PAPR Edit
The Ephese PAPR is produced by Honeywell safety products, their website states the following:
Consists of a compatible mask and portable ventilator
with flight equipment, our systems guarantee
helicopter crews and transport aircraft protection
exceptional during the accomplishment of their mission.
The filtered air flow is adjusted to the respiratory needs of the wearer,
without the discomfort of too high a flow likely to affect
visual performance by drying the eyes.
The fan is powered by an independent lithium battery
to protect the wearer during his transfer to the ground,out of the device.