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TLSS/ALSS
American pressure suit, tested 1982. Tactical Life Support System. Developed by the USAF and Boeing/Gentex to provide get-me-down protection from 18 km.

Status: tested 1982.

Incorporated many new features - including a modular mask, vest, and anti-G suit ensemble integrated to provide PBG for high G maneuvers and PBA for altitude. G trousers provided 4 times the breathing pressure from a molecular sieve oxygen concentration system. There were updated variants of this system in the United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden, and an Advanced Oxygen System for France.



Family: Space Suits. Country: USA. Agency: Gentex. Bibliography: 487.

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