The MD3196 is a compact life preserver that automatically inflates when submerged in water. Its design makes it easy to integrate with body armor and tactical vests that use a Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment (MOLLE) webbing system. The MD3196 SO offers advanced flotation protection to law enforcement professionals operating in marine environments.
For special operations, the life preserver uses a subdued olive-green bladder with no reflective tape. By using Hydrostatic Inflator Technology (HIT), the MD3196 SO will automatically inflate within seconds when submerged in 4 or more inches of water. It will not inflate prematurely due to rain, humidity, or wind-driven sea spray. As a backup, an oral inflation tube provides backup inflation if necessary. SecureZIP™ closure withstands rigorous activity and is easy to repack. You have two options to wear MD3196 SO. It can be attached to a body armor vest or worn as a standalone life preserver using the chest belt/crotch strap assembly (MA3090).
TACTICAL INFLATABLE SIDE POUCH PFD
The low profile MD1250 has flotation capability with minimum bulk or interference using separate, independently operated left and right side pouches. You have the option to wear it on a standard or padded LE belt or attach directly to Pouch Attachment Ladder System (PALS) webbing on Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment (MOLLE) vests. The MD1250 is a versatile solution for users who require emergency flotation with minimal bulk or interference with gear.
It is possible to buy it as a pair of pouches, including both the Left and Right units. Each unit contains 35lb buoyancy for a combined 70 lb buoyancy. It uses a Hydrostatic Inflator Technology, so each pouch will automatically inflate when submerged in 4 or more inches of water but not by accident due to rain, spray or humidity. The stabilization cap fits over the inflator to protect it and ensures its performance in some of the most demanding environments.