Fire Alarm and Detection Systems. Provide fire alarm and detection
system capable of providing maximum protection for personnel, equipment and
buildings. Refer to MIL-HDBK-1008 for design criteria and application
requirements. Include a master fire control panel monitoring the different
fire zones of the facility. Install fire alarm and detection system in
accordance with NFPA 101.
22.214.171.124 Signal Transmission. Provide fire alarm and detection systems which
transmit the following signals:
a) Local Signal. Sounds local alarm to permit occupants to
initiate first aid fire fighting and/or to evacuate.
b) Remote Signal. Transmits alarm to fire department or other
designated central alarm location to implement emergency action.
c) System Signal. Activates automatic fire extinguishing systems
where appropriate. Provide automatic extinguishing systems with equipment to
transmit local and remote signals when the system activates.
126.96.36.199 Electronic Equipment Spaces. Provide smoke detection systems in
electronic equipment areas to transmit local and remote signal as well as
activate extinguishing system where provided. Include automatic supervision
of alarm circuits. Provide manual fire alarm systems capable of transmitting
the same signals. Areas containing only word processing equipment and
personal computers are not within the scope of this paragraph.
188.8.131.52 Raised Floor Cable Spaces.
Provide automatic detection systems per
184.108.40.206 Remote and Unattended Facilities. Provide manual and automatic fire
alarm and detection systems at remote and unattended facilities. Provide
local and remote signaling systems.
220.127.116.11 Occupied Buildings. Provide occupied buildings with fire alarm and
detection systems per MIL-HDBK-1008. Follow par. 18.104.22.168 for occupied
buildings which house electronic equipment.
and Signal Systems. Consider fiber optic systems in facilities requiring
extensive internal communications systems for electronic equipment.
General Requirements. Physical security is concerned with limiting,
controlling, or preventing personnel access to specific areas. A sound
physical security program is the result of good planning. The best and most
economical programs are those incorporated in the facility's design and