Command, at the earliest practical time, of the facts and
REVIEW NUMBER 5
Pyrotechnics are dangerous to handle
Combustion requires oxygen. By what method
is oxygen supplied to pyrotechnic devices?
What means should you use if there is a fire
involving parachute flares?
REVIEW NUMBER 4 ANSWERS
The purpose of decoy flares is to provide
evasion tactics for naval aircraft when enemy
heat-seeking missiles threaten them.
The Mk 46 decoy flare is launched from the
AN/ALE-29A, AN/ALE-37A or AN/ALE-39
The Mk 131 or CCU-63/B impulse cartridges
are used to fire decoy flares from chaff
The Mk 4 Mod 3 signal cartridge is used
primarily for practice bomb night operations.
The CXU-3A/B signal cartridge is used for
practice bomb day missions.
REVIEW NUMBER 5 ANSWERS
because they are composed of chemicals that
are intended to burn with intense heat.
pyrotechnic devices contain their own oxygen
supply; they don't depend on the atmosphere
If there is a fire involving parachute flares,
water, in flooding quantities and at low
pressure should be used.