For the 2018 season the MSA blue book features a significant regulation change which effects fire extinguishers fitted into competition vehicles. To directly quote the blue book ‘All extinguishers must be serviced in accordance with the manufacturers guidelines, or every 24 months, whichever is sooner.’ The purpose of this article is to clarify this regulation change, outline the implications for the systems already in service and offer alternatives to competitors who have system which are out of date.
One of the most prestigious orders Lifeline has had to fulfil in its almost 20 years history, is to supply Force Protection Europe with the on-board fire suppression system for the Foxhound Light Protected Patrol Vehicle.
Now well into production, the Zero 360 systems providing protection for both crew compartment and engine bay are currently being installed into the army's latest and most advanced troop carrier.
This project underlines the company’s versatile approach to adapting its cutting edge motorsport products for military use.