U.S. Air Force Life Preserver

  • LPU_9-Front
  • LPU_9-Side
  • LPU_9-Inflated Front
  • LPU_9-Inflated Side
  • LPU_9-Inflated
  • LPU_9-Flat

Low Profile, High Buoyancy Flotation.
The LPU-9/P is a U.S. Air Force crew member life preserver used in ejection seat aircraft. It is a yoke-style life preserver with a three-layer cell design, providing twin flotation compartments for buoyancy redundancy.

Made in USA


  • Two oral tubes for secondary inflation.
  • FR Cover
  • Breakaway zipper design
  • Two bladder colors are available.
  • Replacement cells, covers and zipper fasteners are available.

Download LPU - 9/P Sales Sheet


Buoyancy: 65 pounds
Inflation System: Two FLU-9 auto inflators 
Cell Colors: Blue or Orange
Cover Color: Sage Green

Replacement Part Numbers:

Life Preserver, Yoke w/ Auto Inflators

(cell, cover, and two FLU-9 inflators)

NSN: 4220-01-051-5916
P/N: 9094354-50

Cell, Flotation (Blue)

NSN: 4220-01-316-7191
P/N: 9094353-50

Cell, Flotation (Orange)

NSN: 4220-01-518-8929
P/N: 9094353-70



NSN: 4220-01-316-7188
P/N: 9094293-30

Zipper Fastener Assembly

NSN: 4220-01-498-0768
P/N: 200223528-10