The Viper Recovery represents the latest in CAF technology encased in an extremely portable, durable and user-friendly package. Whether worn as a backpack, wheeled like a carry-on suitcase or mounted on a small vehicle such as a motorcycle, the Viper is a powerful tool that can be used just about anywhere. This extremely compact unit can be easily used by responders wearing breathing air systems.

The Viper’s fully plumbed, dual collapsible/refillable/replaceable bladders are available in sizes of 1, 1.5 and 2 gallons (3.79, 5.69 and 7.57 L). This miniaturized powerhouse can be deployed for use in a wide variety of scenarios. Simple controls, powerful agent deployment, inconspicuous appearance and minimal maintenance combine to make the Viper a system with wide end user appeal.


  • Adjustable foam expansion control
  • 3 fully plumbed and removable bladder sizes
  • 2 position retractable handle, wheels and stowable backpack straps for ease of transport
  • Mold and mildew resistant Nylon/Cordura®/Hypalon fabric harness with integrated lumbar support
  • Low pressure air/compressor port
  • MOLLE straps for accessory attachment


  • System Dimensions:  ~26 in (66 cm) H x 15 in (38 cm) W x 11.5 in (29 cm) D
  • Operating Pressure:  100 psi (6.9 BAR)
  • Cylinder Pressure:  2216 – 4500 psi (150 – 300 BAR)
  • Fluid Bladder Capacity (2 ea.): 1, 1.5 and 2 gallon (19.7, 5.69 and 7.57 kg)
  • Projection Distance:  Up to ~30 ft (9.14 m)*
  • Foam Expansion:  ~35:1*
  • System Weight Dry (w/o air cylinder or bladders): ~19 lbs (8.6 kg)
  • Discharge Hose: 5 ft (1.52 m), 1/2 in (1.27 cm) internal diameter
  • Standard Nozzle:  Intelagard Smooth Bore

*Depending on hose, nozzle, foam and settings


  • Motorcycle mount bracket
  • 4500 psi air bottle (CGA and DIN)
  • Wide selection of nozzles
  • Foam formulas

Viper Recovery Operator’s Manual

Viper Recovery Specification Sheet

Accessories 2015