The NEW HEED 3 - 200 Series Hose Model

HEED 3 - The Original Helicopter Emergency Egress Device

The Helicopter Emergency Egress Device 3 (HEED 3) manufactured by Submersible Systems, Inc. is a compact, lightweight and reliable self contained breathing apparatus. The HEED 3 is designed to increase the survivability of military and commercial personnel in short-term out-of-air emergencies.

HEED 3 can be equipped with an optional nose clip on a lanyard.

  • Provides lifesaving air needed to egress from a downed aircraft or a rolled vehicle in the water.
  • Ideal for all helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, float planes, watercraft and vehicles that operate around possible water emergencies.
  • Protects personnel from inhaling dangerous and lethal toxic fumes from fire or smoke.
  • The HEED 3 is also known as the SEED (Supplementary Emergency Escape Device), the STASS (Short Term Air Supply System), Spare AirĀ® (The SCUBA recreational dive version), Spare Air Industrial (packaged for commercial personnel exposed to toxic fumes), Spare Air Escape (includes a mask to aid home users in escape from smoke and fire), and Xtreme Sport (our smallest model for Kayakers, Surfers and other extreme sport enthusiasts).
  • Over 350,000 systems sold worldwide. View a list of some of our esteemed customers.
  • HEED 3 is proudly made in the USA by Submersible Systems in Huntington Beach, California.


All HEED 3 Cylinders are available with either CE or DOT tank markings.

The HEED 3 is available in 3 models including a NEW 2 cu.ft. model with 20"/27" flexible braided hoses.
View model specifications.

We are an Authorized Dealer for Switlik Flight Vests
HEED 3 Custom Holsters are designed to fit on the MOLLE style attachment points on Switlik or any MOLLE vest.

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