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Nice helmet. Possibly a pre PRK-37/P shell without a nape strap? According to a mid-1980s manual, the

KA-3B Skywarrior used a PRK-37/P helmet shell with a boom microphone/amplifier/ Y cable form fit liner--

designated HGU-52/P or a HGU-47(v)1/P with a styrofoam liner and foam/leather pads interior. The mask for

these two helmets was the MBU-17(v)1/P with an amplifier/straight cable/and MC-3A hose end connector. The

EA-3B Skywarrior used the mini-regulator setup on the mask, designated MBU-14(v)3/P. Your helmet without a

boom microphone could possibly be setup for the crewman who sat behind the pilot or for an extra passenger

who sat on the floor behind and between the pilot and navigator? What type of liner is in the helmet?

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Nice helmet. Possibly a pre PRK-37/P shell without a nape strap? According to a mid-1980s manual, the

KA-3B Skywarrior used a PRK-37/P helmet shell with a boom microphone/amplifier/ Y cable form fit liner--

designated HGU-52/P or a HGU-47(v)1/P with a styrofoam liner and foam/leather pads interior. The mask for

these two helmets was the MBU-17(v)1/P with an amplifier/straight cable/and MC-3A hose end connector. The

EA-3B Skywarrior used the mini-regulator setup on the mask, designated MBU-14(v)3/P. Your helmet without a

boom microphone could possibly be setup for the crewman who sat behind the pilot or for an extra passenger

who sat on the floor behind and between the pilot and navigator? What type of liner is in the helmet?

Thank you very much for all the info provided! The oxy mask seen attached on the helmet was used for photo purposes, it didn't come with the helmet.Here is a photo of the liner. I appreciate every input.

Greetings from Greece

Tony

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