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The High Cost of Bomb-Threat Response - latimes

, At least two bomb squad members respond to every case, at a cost of about $500. At least one member wears a $700 fire-retardant suit and...


full story - Boeing Frontiers Online

A beach ball-sized water bomb may some day take the danger out of aerial, Dropping water or fire retardant on a fire requires conventional aircraft to swoop...


Article: Barrels, Floats and Water Bombs Royal Aviation Museum of ...

There is no record of who came up with the idea of dropping water on fires, .... where its on-board tanks can be filled with water or fire-retardants in about two...


Water bombing of fires - ECOS

Actually. wmer bombers seek tO spread their load of retardant in a line at the edge of the advancing fire. creating a tire-break. - just as ground crews try to do.


Pentagon Looks to Sabotage Pakistan's Bomb Supply WIRED

, The Pentagon's bomb squad has a new idea to thwart Afghan, ammonium sulfate a fertilizer and fire retardant with ammonium nitrate.


Glass Grenade Style Fire Extinguisher Bombs: Are They Safe ...

, Glass Grenade Style Fire Extinguisher Bombs are glass bulbs (shaped a little like an incandescent light-bulb) filled with an unknown liquid.


Chimney Bombs - Firehouse Forums - Firefighting Discussion

Chimney Bombs I have heard, We carry about 10 bags between two trucks..... a medium zip loc bag about half full of Purple K fire retardant.


The U.S. Government Developed 'Water Bombs' After World War II

, Aerial tankers dumping water on forest fires is now common practice, but, planes carry internal tanks full of water or flame retardant chemicals.


Elvis the King of Fire Bombing Choppers Aces Flying High

, This heavy lift capability is also perfect for fitting a huge 10,000 litre / 2,650 gallon fixed tank for either water or fire-retardant (the retardant or...


Tracing the San Clemente Island Weapons Testing Range KCET

, Fire retardant lines, San Clemente Island, screen shot., fake airstrip, bomb targets, and bombardment scars within military testing range.


This Footage of a Russian Soldier Testing a Bomb-Proof Suit Is ...

, This Footage of a Russian Soldier Testing a Bomb-Proof Suit Is Insane, your flame-retardant underwear may be, the Russian military seems...


Watching This DC-10 Fire Retardant Drop Run Will Make You Queasy

, Who knew that a quarter of a million pound (when empty) wide-bodied airliner could make bombing runs that would leave some fighter pilots...


Chimney Fire Tips - Fire Engineering

, Chimney fires represent a large portion of heating fires in the U.S., way to attack the fire involves dropping a dry chemical "bomb" (a quart size plastic, to use floor runners and fire-retardant salvage covers near the fireplace.


Flammable Upholstered Furniture: Is there a deadly time bomb in ...

Manufacturers can make upholstered furniture safer using fire retardants. Here is what difference a fire retardant foam can make: Within 5 minutes from ignition,...


Aerial firefighting - Wikipedia

Aerial firefighting is the use of aircraft and other aerial resources to combat wildfires. The types .... The bombs were unsuccessful, and the use of internal water tanks was adopted instead. Though World War II- and Korean, It can carry up to 12,000 US gallons (45,400 l) of fire fighting retardant. The Russian Ministry of...


In Santa Rosa, Businesses Struggle to Remain Open: 'It's Like a ...

, Since Sunday, wild fires have killed 31 people, burned 220000, In Santa Rosa, Businesses Struggle to Remain Open: 'It's Like a Nuclear Bomb Went Off, can see the airplanes dropping flame retardant down on the inferno.


Wildfires beware: Boeing patents giant bullet to shoot down blazes ...

, In 2010, a Russian company designed a firefighting bomb, to be dropped, But retardant applied from the air does not put out fires, he said.


Polystyrene ceiling tiles and Fire? - Off-Topic - Giant Bomb

... on whether or not polystyrene ceiling tiles these days are fire resistant or not?, (on the package or panels themselves) with HBCD which is a flame retardant...


RFS and NSW Fire and Rescue allay foam fears South Coast ...

, Questions were raised over the use of fire retardant and gel from the RFS C130 Hercules water bombing aircraft, Thor, during the September...


Boeing Fights Fire by Dropping Giant Water Balloon Bombs ...

, Each water balloon can hold about 250 gallons of water or fire-retardant. Not only is this method of fighting fires more accurate, but a regular...


Newly named Nancy Bird performs Richmond live water drop test ...

, The huge water bombing aircraft was named 'Nancy Bird' in honour of, large loads of water and fire retardants or suppressants onto fires in...


The Bomb That Puts Out Fires in Three Seconds - YouTube

, The Powder Bomb is a sack / pack full of fire retardant chemical powder with an explosive style charge inside / attached ( charges cleverly...


Smoke Bombs - Instructables

USA...i need some household chemicals to make an awesome smoke bomb., Borax and water makes a good flame retardant coating, but there's no way to...


Battling the Blaze - Battling Wildfires HowStuffWorks

An air tanker drops water and fire retardant onto a wildfire., that can hold hundreds of gallons of water, these aircraft fly over the fire and drop water bombs.


Watch pelicans dive bomb Pepperdine graduation ceremony crowd ...

, Sacramento fire crews responded to dozens of incidents on Wednesday, July 4., Cal Fire air tankers reload fire retardant at McClellan...


10 mindblowing uses for the world-changing substance that never ...

, Starlite could limit the damage caused by forest fires, of Starlite to forces and heat equivalent to 75 Hiroshima atomic bombs, and the material, You could print almost anything you want, and it would be totally fire retardant.



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