Outer shell of a Russian VMSK-4-15 sea survival high altitude flight suit. This suit is designed to provide individual life support to aircraft crews operating over ground and sea at high and low altitudes. Suit has its rubberized neck drape, numerous pockets on the front side and two pockets on the back with GP-2M-1 gloves inside, which are tethered to the suit. Back of hood stamped “MCK-5, N 9001101, P 6,” with inner collar similarly stamped “3K-5, N 9001101, P 6.” Also includes the Soviet flight helmet with connecting collar and breathing tube, with neck skirt bearing parts tag, “N0892491,” and a pair of black leather boots, with laced front, side zippers, and identification stamps. In overall fine condition, with the sole of right boot featuring a hole that extends to boot interior. An uncommon full suit relating to oceanic cosmonaut recovery.
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