The half-mask Special Operations Tactical Respirator (SOTR) and Lite version, intended for ground applications (not aircraft applications), is designed to provide protection against a wide range of oil- and non-oil-based particulate contaminants. SOTR is a low-profile respirator mask that features 99.97% filtration efficiency against airborne particulates, including lead, asbestos, lubricant mist, explosive gunfire, and more. 

Features & Specifications

  • Respirator mask offers at least 99.97% filtration efficiency against airborne particulates including lead, asbestos, lubricant mist, and explosive gunfire residue
  • SOTR: Ballistic respirator is available in non-microphone and microphone configurations, and is compatible with standard ground communications headsets to enable radio communications, comes with two filters
  • SOTR Lite: Single filter and head harness, without communications capabilities
  • Seamlessly integrates with NVGs and other eye protection products, as well as over the ear hearing protection products
  • Two exhalation valves for easier breathing
  • Easy to adjust suspension straps to be worn with or without a helmet
  • Flexible and lightweight silicone face piece with a wide, wraparound, and pleated design to enable the respirator to fit to a large variety of facial types
  • Front mounted inhalation valves and cartridge ports for an enhanced field-of-vision and a quick one-handed filter change
  • The Special Operations Tactical Respirator (SOTR) is intended for ground applications; for aircraft applications, see the Gentex Low Profile Particulate Respirator