fire unit


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fire unit

A basic subdivision of a large surface-to-air missile system, usually with at least two launchers.
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Question was also raised why Emergency and Disaster Management wan not taken onboard before placing fire units in block 1, 3, 4, 5 law and other departments by Pelicane Enginers.
A Sunshine Coast firm has won a contract to supply 20 specialised fire units for the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS).
A fire service spokesman said: "We had a report of an explosion, which had blown the front off a fire unit and into the lounge.
The report says a high number of Canadian airports operating scheduled air services do not have an on-site fire unit and World Airport Week claims that many smaller airports cannot even afford to run an emergency response unit.
The City of Aurora selected NetMotion Mobility(TM) and Wavelink's WLAN management technology to better arm public safety officials with up-to-date information and ensure that crucial, confidential data such as mug shots, DMV and criminal records could be transferred quickly and securely between Aurora's 300 mobile police and fire units and the municipality's central servers.
and Israeli subcontractors that is developing the THEL/ACTD fire unit for the U.
The transition of the key THEL/ACTD subsystems to HELSTF positions us to begin the next major phase of the program -- integration into the first fully operational fire unit," said Tom Romesser, vice president and deputy general manager of TRW's Space & Laser Programs Division and TRW's THEL/ACTD program manager.
The system employs a 240-micron fiber optic cable, which provides passive continuous jam-proof and spoof-proof control of the missile from the fire unit during flight.
Because of VisiCAD's capabilities to identify both the personnel and equipment aboard each fire unit, dispatchers can strategically place specialized pieces of equipment, such as the "jaws of life," throughout the city.
After the intense effort of fire units, the incident could be taken under control but the roof turned into ash.
Under this contract, Saab will provide new operator training simulators, upgraded fire units to support the BORC night-capable sight and the latest Bolide missile, new external power supplies plus a four-year support agreement.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry News) Mon, Mar 3, 2014 - Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a $655 million contract for new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Kuwait.