Parachute Oxygen Apparatus.
ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
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The KP23 in designed to supply oxygen during jumps of no higher than 14,000 meters. It can also be used as a reserve until descent to a safe altitude 4,000m in the event the flight oxygen apparatus fails. The parachutist is automatically disconnected from the flight oxygen system and switched to the individual apparatus. The KP23 can be used with any type of parachute having special packs for the apparatus. Preflight checkout instructions are given. Author
- Life Support Systems