Modular Aerial Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) Details about the new unit:

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Modular Aerial Fire Fighting System (MAFFS)
Ann Suter, Wildland Fire Chemical Systems - MTDC
MAFFS
MAFFS 2
Details about the current unit:
Details about the new unit:
4 holds 3000 gallons in 5 tanks, 2 manifolds;
4 holds 3600 gallons for the E&H model
but restricted to 2700 gallons
4 includes two onboard compressors
4 compressor stays at the base
4 achieves all coverage levels up to 8 gpc
4 achieves all coverage levels up to 4 gpc
4 stores 394 pounds of air at 1450 psi
4 stores air at 1200 psi
4 capable of releasing a full load in less than 7
4 capable of releasing a full load in less than 7
seconds
4 loads can be divided in some models
seconds
4 loads can be divided into eighths, quarters
and halves
4 operates with the cargo ramp down
4 operates with the cargo ramp closed
4 empty weight 10,500 pounds
4 has an onboard, 160-gallon tank for foam and
chlorinated agents
Revision Date 12/6/06
[email protected] 406-829-6772
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