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FY2000 Annual Report--Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NGP)



Richard G. Gann


The Department of Defense’s Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NGP) has completed its fourth year of research with a revised goal to develop and demonstrate, by 2005, technology for economically feasible, environmentally acceptable and user-safe processes, techniques, and fluids that meet the operational requirements currently satisfied by halon 1301 systems in aircraft. Research to complete a suite of suppressant screening tests is virtually complete. Research on new flame suppression chemistry, new and improved aerosol suppressants, improved suppressant delivery, and viability of new suppressant technologies has produced substantive results. The NGP has also completed a scoping study on technologies for improved fuel tank inertion
Technical Note (NIST TN) - 1437
Report Number


fire research, fire suppression, halon, aircraft


Gann, R. (2001), FY2000 Annual Report--Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NGP), Technical Note (NIST TN), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 23, 2024)


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Created March 1, 2001, Updated November 10, 2018