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Photos: Sailors test firefighting system aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt

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Posted at 11:32 AM, Feb 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-05 11:37:40-05

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt tested the aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) system yesterday as they train for future deployments. AFFF is a mixture of water and highly concentrated detergent used on the flight deck and hangar bay to smother fires.

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