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MIL-HDBK-1008B
Section 4:
SPECIAL OCCUPANCIES AND HAZARDS
4.1
Personnel Housing and Similar Lodging Facilities.  These facilities
include barracks, dormitories, lodges, temporary or transit living facilities,
and sleeping quarters for over 10 persons.
4.1.1
Sleeping Room.  Provide hard-wired smoke detectors in accordance
with NFPA 72, Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Protective Signaling
Systems.  A single station hard-wired smoke detector shall be provided for
each sleeping room regardless of occupancy or the presence of other detection
or protection systems in the building.  When activated, the affected unit
shall generate an audible signal in the room.  Single station smoke detectors
shall be powered from the building electrical system.  Battery powered
detectors are not permitted.
Note:
For Air Force projects in unsprinklered facilities, a heat
detector shall also be provided in each sleeping room that
shall sound a general building alarm and transmit a signal to
the fire department or to a constantly monitored central
location.
4.1.2
Open Bay Personnel Housing.  Provide a supervised smoke detection
system in accordance with NFPA 72.  Smoke detectors shall be located in open
bay sleeping areas and exit access corridors.  When activated, these units
shall sound a general building alarm and transmit a signal to the fire
department or to a constantly monitored central location.  Corridor detectors
are not required if the building is protected with complete automatic
sprinkler protection.
4.1.3
Hotel-Style Housing Quarters.  Provide hard-wired smoke detectors in
accordance with NFPA 72.  Single station smoke detectors are required in each
sleeping room.  Supervised smoke detectors shall be located in the interior
corridors of hotel-style personnel housing quarters.  When activated, the
corridor smoke detectors shall sound a general building alarm and transmit a
signal to the fire department or to a constantly monitored central location.
Corridor detectors are not required if the building is protected with complete
automatic sprinkler protection.
4.1.4
Apartment-Style Personnel Housing Quarters.  Provide hard-wired
smoke detectors in accordance with NFPA 72.  Single station smoke detectors
are required in each sleeping room, and in living and lounge areas of
apartment-style personnel housing quarters.  When activated, these units shall
sound an audible alarm in the room.  Single station smoke detectors shall be
powered from the building electrical system.  Battery powered detectors are
not permitted.  Supervised smoke detectors shall be located in the interior
exit access corridors outside of the unit of apartment-style personnel housing
quarters.  When activated, these units shall sound a general building alarm
and transmit a signal to the fire department or a constantly monitored central
location.  Corridor detectors are not required if the building is protected
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