Figure 11-6.Typical magazine remote and local operating sprinkler stations,
sprinkler control board and aft sprinkler control board.
The forward magazine group and the aft magazine
group sprinklers can be remotely activated from the two
control boards. Sprinkler systems for spaces located on
and above the damage control deck are arranged for
local control only from a position outside the access
entrance to the space.
NOTE: Some magazines are designed without
sprinkler systems so water-activated
ammunition can be stowed in them. For
example, Mk 58 marine location markers
cannot be stowed in magazines that can be
flooded. Also, weather-deck lockers and
20-mm and 40-mm ready-service rooms do not
require sprinkler systems.
Sprinkler systems are classified by the type or
location of the control exercised over the valves that
restrain the flow of water. These valves maybe operated