firefinder


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firefinder

[′fīr‚fīn·dər]
(engineering)
An instrument consisting of a map and a sighting device; used in fire towers to locate forest fires.
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IF YOU EVER HAVE FIREFINDER QUESTIONS, GIVE THE FT SILL INSTRUCTORS A CALL AT (580)442-2655.
It will complement the Firefinder radars that have considerably more range.
"An already great product is now even better--Siemens' FireFinder, the intelligent fire detection system."
* On both the Firefinder and Sentinel, the high voltage interlock switch Is supposed to pop out whenever you open the compartment door.
Tobyhanna is being honored for its work on the AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder Antenna, increasing production and reducing repair cycle times.
In July 2003, two AN-TPQ/37 Firefinder counter battery radars arrived and have been deployed in India.
In OIF, with thousands of designated no-fire areas (NFAs), it only took about six and one half minutes from the time the Firefinder radar acquired the target through the battle drill to clear the fires for NFAs and friendly forces and vet them for the rules of engagement (ROE) until the cannons or MLRS fired.
Luper is a technical advisor at Northrop Grumman's Defensive Systems Division and is directly responsible for the AN/TPQ-36(V)8 Firefinder Radar.
For instance, if the commander is conc erned about enemy mortars interdicting an air assault, then the staff must develop a COA that puts a detection asset, such as an AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder radar in place early in the airflow.
FireFinder detection system by Siemens Fire Safety delivers more of the information fire officials require to locate and fight fires.
The British Army already evaluated the Swedish Arthur and American Firefinder radars in the MAMBA context in 1999.