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Freshwater Firefighting System

The purpose of the Freshwater firefighting system is to supply fresh water to hose reels located outside and adjacent to the normal access for electronic spaces like CIC, combat system equipment rooms and the Central Control station. Each freshwater hose reel Mil. Spec. MIL-R-24414, group A, type III is equipped with at least 50 feet of 3/4-inch hose and a variable discharge pattern nozzle rated at 25 gal/min at 50 lbs/in2

 Example of Fresh Water Hose Reel

Example Example of Fresh Water Nozzle

Example of Fresh Water Nozzle

 

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