M2/M3 BFV: FIRE SUPPRESSION SYST - OD1607 - LESSON 1/PE 1
PRACTICAL EXERCISE 1
Read the scenario and respond to the requirements that follow the
springing up around the post.
It seems like a good opportunity to
pull a review of all vehicle fire related equipment, including the
Bradley fighting vehicle.
On a plain sheet of paper, answer these questions about the
components of the Bradley fighting vehicle fire suppression system
and the maintenance procedures as they apply to these components.
How many pressurized halon 1301 cylinders are a part of the fire
suppression system and, of these, how many protect the crew
How many flame sensors are contained in the fire suppression
What is installed in the fire bottles when deactivating the fire
When removing a flame sensor from the turret, how far must the
turret be manually traversed?
If the fire suppression system has been discharged and a crew
compartment fire extinguisher bottle has been replaced, what must be
Part of installing the outer crew compartment extinguisher is
positioning the extinguisher in the bracket.
What should the
position of the valve be during this step?
Briefly describe the location of the flame sensors and how they
operate to provide fire protection.