Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION.
1-8. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES.
Purpose of the Model 2500L Firefighting Truck, NSN 4210-01-193-3621. This firefighting truck is designed
for aircraft crash, fire, and rescue operations The truck is also capable of fighting ground and structural fires.
Capabilities. The speed and constant readiness of this truck enables quick response to any emergency
situation. The truck is equipped with selective two or four-wheel drive making it suitable for travel both on or off-road.
For firefighting, the truck is equipped with on-board water and foam tanks and an engine driven fire pump in aircraft
crash emergencies, water and foam can be deployed with the truck stationary or in pump-and-roll mode from two
discharge turrets mounted on the front of the truck. For fighting of structural fires, hose equipment connected to pressure
outlets on the sides and rear of the truck may be used.
Features. The features characterizing the Model 2500L firefighting truck, comprise:
Low center of gravity combined with high ground clearance enabling travel on steep grades and through
Three-piece cab and body design to minimize stress on body components during travel in rough terrain.
Low overall vehicle height to ensure air transportability.
Skid plate and belly pan for protection of front and rear axles respectively.
Fully insulated cab providing protection from low temperatures and radiant heat from fires.
Single diesel engine providing drive for both vehicle power train and fire pump.
Automatic transmission and simple drive line system for transfer of tractive power to the drive wheels.
CFR (Crash, Fire and Rescue) firefighting system fully controlled and operated from the cab.
Raised central panel location for structural fireflghting provides the operator with full 360 degree field of
Winterizatlon system to allow stand-by duty in freezing weather.
Easy access to all vital components and equipment.