U.S. Navy Halon 1211 Replacement Plan Part 3 - Halon 1211 Mission Critical Reserve Evaluation
NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC
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A review and analysis were performed on the reports and data available for Halon 1211 to determine the quantity of Halon 12311 available to the U.S. NavyU.S. Marine Corps and to project the quantity required to support peacetime Crash, Fire, and Rescue operations. The total quantity of Halon 1211 available to the NavyMarine Corps is estimated to be approximately 2,000,000 pounds. This quantity includes the 450,000 pounds of Halon 1211 at the ReserveDefense General Supply Richmond that are listed as NavyMarine Corps assets and the quantities on board ships 157,000 pounds, aircraft 1,000 pounds, and installed and stored at NavyMarine Corps shore side facilities 1,400,000 pounds. The projection for the quantity of Halon 1211 required for the NavyMarine Corps was estimated by two different methods. The usage rate based on quantities reported in the fire incident data is estimated to be 35,000 pounds of Halon 1211 per year. The usage rate based on the data of shipments from the Reserve is estimated and prove out of Halon 1211 alternative systems, the historical usage rate is projected to be adequate to supply peacetime quantities of Halon 1211 for approximately 4-13 years.
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