Dassault requires that after discharge of a fire bottle, whether by accident or intention, the rubber silicone nipple must be replaced.
In an FAA Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) Notam dated March 9, 2011, operators of aircraft authorized to use RVSM airspace must conduct monitoring every two years or within 1,000 flight hours per aircraft, whichever period is longer.
In my experience as an Avionics Tech Rep, unless I am talking to the person who witnessed the squawk, I go under the assumption that there is always more to the story than what I am told.
Since our original report, revised information has been received from DirecTV. The current airborne satellite television service from DirecTV will be continued through January 2013.