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FY2002 Annual Report--Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NGP)

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Author(s)

Richard G. Gann

Abstract

The Department of Defense’s Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NGP) has completed its sixth year of research with a goal to develop and demonstrate 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 has been completed. 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 is supported by the DoD Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP).
Citation
Technical Note (NIST TN) - 1451
Report Number
1451

Keywords

Fire research, fire suppression, halon, aircraft

Citation

Gann, R. (2003), FY2002 Annual Report--Next Generation Fire Suppression Technology Program (NGP), Technical Note (NIST TN), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.tn.1451 (Accessed October 6, 2022)
Created January 1, 2003, Updated November 10, 2018