The new TFFT, which was on display during the presentation, was referred to as a product of dedication and of great benefit to the military.
The 323d unit members were also recognized for the completion of a week-long TFFT training course.
The TFFT contract was awarded to Pierce[R] Manufacturing, Incorporated, of Appleton, Wisconsin, in mid-2000.
The TFFT is a multifunctional fire fighting truck envisioned to combat five types of fires/hazards encountered by firefighters in the field: wildland; structural (limited to two stories or less); petroleum, oil, and lubricants (POL) and hazardous materials (HAZMAT); tactical vehicle; and aircraft crashes.
The TFFT user requirements challenged Pierce to come up with a unique design.
Maintaining command and control among the TFFT crew, both for fire fighting and day-to-day operations.
The project manager purchased commercial-quality fire fighting equipment and made it part of the technical data package that is required to support the TFFT.
Storing the additional equipment procured for the TFFT in the limited storage areas.