Swabbing the Deck

A foam that’s extra fire-unfriendly.

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U.S. Navy flight deck personnel perform a scrubbing exercise during a counter measure wash down of Aqueous Film Forming Foam on the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Dec. 4, 2007. The nuclear powered aircraft carrier is currently underway conducting training exercises. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Snyder) (Released) MC3 JONATHAN SNYDER

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