2-9.2 For the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle (engine compartment). (Refer to Figure 2-7).
Sudden release of compressed gases may cause severe injury to personnel. Do
not deviate from approved procedures. Wear safety goggles or face shield, gloves
and hearing protection when working with pressurized equipment. Perform
operating procedures in a well ventilated area.
Connect the Bradley adapter, located in tool box, to the extinguisher hose. The Bradley adapter is a straight
adapter with a swivel fitting at one end.
Install extinguisher support base, P/N 12463589 (item 6, Appendix D) on agitator bracket.
Start the compressor. Adjust the air inlet regulator on the Recovery / Recharger Unit to 150 psi (1034 kPa).
This fire extinguisher contains a dip tube attached to the fill/discharge valve
assembly and must be kept upright (valve on top) during the recovery process.
Place the fire extinguisher on the agitator bracket and secure with straps on agitator bracket. The cylinder shall be
in an upright position (valve oi0 top).
The fire extinguisher must have a safety control valve (item 2, Appendix D)
The fire extinguisher is under pressure. Caution should be taken when making
connections to the fire extinguisher cylinder fill/discharge valve, otherwise injury
or death could occur e. Verify that the safety control valve located in tool box, is
in the SET position and attach it to the 3/818 NPSM fill/discharge valve on the fire
Connect the extinguisher hose to the safety control valve on the fire extinguisher.
Open the valve on the recovery cylinder and the ball valve on Halon hose.
Place the HALON/NITROGEN valve in the HALON position.
Place the UNIT OPERATION valve in the RECOVER position.
Open the valve on the fire extinguisher by slowly rotating the safety control valve counterclockwise.
Slowly open the ball valve on the extinguisher hose. Listen for the flow of Halon/nitrogen from the fire extinguisher
through the pump to the recovery cylinder.