1-8. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION - Continued
Figure 1-4a. Aircraft Survival Armor Recovery Vest, Insert, and Packets (SARVIP)
Do not use SARVIP as helicopter restraint equipment. This will stop soldier from
Aircraft Survival Armor Recovery Vest, Insert, and Packets (SARVIP). (Figure 1-4a.) SARVIP consists of an
armor insert and carriers, survival vest with integral lifting harness, survival packets (basic and medical); and other
survival/signal/communication devices. SARVIP also accommodates the Radio Set AN/PRC-90 or AN/PRC-112
survival/signal/communication devices replace the SRU-21/P vest. The SARVIP insert and carrier, when fielded,
replace the .30 caliber aircrew body armor currently utilized.