Requirements of Firefighting & Damage Control Equipment for Navy Ships?

Answer A fire on a ship at sea can be disastrous. There is no fire department to call or other emergency personnel to respond and assist. Sailors must rely on their equipment, training and each other to e... Read More »

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Us navy ships that suffered combat damage?

1. Light Cruiser USS Oklahoma suffered light damage due to a bomb attack by NVAF MiG17 in 1972. 2. Destroyer USS Higbee suffered heavy damage when it's aft 5 inch mount was destroyed by a direct h... Read More »

Navy Damage Control Training?

Navy damage control training is aimed at ensuring the survivability of U.S. Navy ships by containing the effects of damage sustained during battle or other damage producing events. While some navy ... Read More »

U.S. Navy damage control training?

In the Navy, damage controlmen maintain the ship's safety equipment. They train and lead other sailors in damage control operations. In order to train others, DCs receive extensive training in ho... Read More »

How much does firefighting equipment weigh?

While the weight of firefighting equipment varies depending on the brand, on average it weighs around 50 lbs. This does not include the weight of the firefighter's uniform, which weighs around 25 l... Read More »