Equipment compatibility and logistics assessment for containment foam deployment.

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The deployment of the Joint Technical Operations Team (JTOT) is evolving toward a lean and mobile response team. As a result, opportunities to support more rapid mobilization are being investigated. This study investigates three specific opportunities including: (1) the potential of using standard firefighting equipment to support deployment of the aqueous foam concentrate (AFC-380); (2) determining the feasibility and needs for regional staging of equipment to reduce the inventory currently mobilized during a JTOT response; and (3) determining the feasibility and needs for development of the next generation AFC-380 to reduce the volume of foam concentrate required for a response. ... continued below

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McRoberts, Vincent M.; Martell, Mary-Alena & Jones, Joseph A. September 1, 2005.

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The deployment of the Joint Technical Operations Team (JTOT) is evolving toward a lean and mobile response team. As a result, opportunities to support more rapid mobilization are being investigated. This study investigates three specific opportunities including: (1) the potential of using standard firefighting equipment to support deployment of the aqueous foam concentrate (AFC-380); (2) determining the feasibility and needs for regional staging of equipment to reduce the inventory currently mobilized during a JTOT response; and (3) determining the feasibility and needs for development of the next generation AFC-380 to reduce the volume of foam concentrate required for a response. This study supports the need to ensure that requirements for alternative deployment schemes are understood and in place to support improved response activities.

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  • Report No.: SAND2005-5793
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/876288 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 876288
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc879867

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McRoberts, Vincent M.; Martell, Mary-Alena & Jones, Joseph A. Equipment compatibility and logistics assessment for containment foam deployment., report, September 1, 2005; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc879867/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.