February 2007
Fire Chief;Feb2007, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p60
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the importance of breathing apparatus beside radios in the quest for interoperability and interchangeability, which are among the large-scale operations in the U.S. federal government. The author explains that the big issue is how to go about and interchange air bottles, to avoid a supply nightmare of air in an emergency scene. It is suggested that standards should be set for such, in an interoperability standpoint. INSET: SMARTDOCK OFFERS HANDS-FREE HOLD.


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