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Damage Controlman during a General Quarters (GQ) drill, checks a space for fire using a hand held thermal Imager
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At sea aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Nov. 4, 2002 -- Damage Controlman 2nd Class Kyle Nordlund from Clearbrook, Minn., team leader during a General Quarters (GQ) drill, checks a space for fire using a hand held thermal Imager. Thermal imaging technology has a dramatically improved shipboard search and rescue efforts encountered in the tight spaces aboard ship. Navy firefighters, using thermal imagers, can quickly navigate and identify victims in smoke-filled compartments. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Jo Wilbourn.

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