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P19-R Firetruck

P19-R Firetruck



okay keep it so here coming on this side of vehicle we have SCBA compartment that's where we saw our extra cylinder stuff like that so when the Marines bring their air down in packs we actually have it on the vehicle now versus the p90 now and we didn't have that just different stores compartment here cares where a lot of different changes come for us we have a booster line here that we had on the vehicle previously but a big big upgrade is our pre connects here we'll have a two and a half hitch and it used to F which you'll see how many up to your regular fire departments out the city number stuff like that so it's definitely nice asset to have added to the vehicle and it's probably one of the only vehicles in the world that has a no phone test that's a big thing right now so the Marine Corps is come up with a system that we don't have to use phone through the system to actually test the system make sure it's operation it flows and test the water stuff like that reads up on our commands on screen so it's very very nice actually Mike sparks the back side just aging partment never stuff like that how you say different components that are missing from the top we have drafting hoses we have ladders that go up on top of the vehicle one thing nice with it it's the pretty much took the LDS rmtv are a lot of components for from them in a platform and they just put firefighting stuff onto the vehicle so a lot of stuffs already in place it's been tested and it's just nice to them get a little bit deiner picture up here's our water tank withhold a thousand gallons water and inside the vehicle out of time and then we have 130 gallons of foam which mixes with it and actually discharged provides blanket for it it's for storage of our different applications equipment stuff like that we're gonna actually use here spur clothes for all our tools with our axes or Halligan shovels they're for stuff we have Hallett Ronal in the vehicle is the last agent we have we have a total of three so the water the foam pilot Ron and pretty much the police the oxygen of the ozone and extinguishes the fire that's just low score on the outside Willie's like you said to see right there I'm upping on got too much stuff so on the inside of the people there say a lot of different buttons and I was everything like that so it looks way way different than a p90 now for most of our stuff that runs the vehicle it does different stuff of the APU boosters all over here and we'll start from over here this side of vehicle a lot of that runs are actually the firefighting capabilities and stuff like that an improvement which we actually have a command zone in the vehicle and like I said that no phone test which everybody does roll interested in it's definitely going to be a plus for everyone if William R and I all through here who can see anything it's going with a vehicle any kind of errors do troubleshooting through the vehicle so it's gonna make it a lot lot easier and like I said before the roofs air bubbles here these are all ran through here now we can actually discharge the water so it's got a joist tape with poetry we can lock it stay some 500 gallons for the roof sir 250 gallons for the bubbler here and just engaging the different app all the agents stuff like that Saul through here and another thing would improve with this vehicle it's got four other truck novels so we have a lay a blanket water some my dad how long does it take to uh to learn how to drive this thing or operate it to fully operate I've been operating this vehicle for just about four years now off and on yeah there's a one-week course that they do we do a little bit of follow on frame so it's it's really not too hard to train that were quiet and give them to them it doesn't say it very well yeah so I didn't think the best of it cuz you driver operator so you actually learn how to drive the vehicle and you actually have to use the structural panel outside and operating all the different components on the vehicle okay so you know it inside and out though oh yes you're very very familiar and everybody we trained so far is had no issues with all good so you guys excited to get these out you're gonna calling definitely everybody excited every time I see it I just I got here ask them if I could just take it back to Cherry Point that's where I'm stationed then I'm actually it arc there the operations Ching can I just take this with me yeah we don't have these we could get West Coast has some we'll get ours into the fourth quarter you're ready I'm very excited to get them


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