Tasmanians have an extra reason to feel more secure this summer during the fire season, with 12 specialised aircraft that can be called on during any bushfire threat.
A further 20 local aircraft have been made available to be on call to add further assistance and bolster resources.
They include a mixture of firebombing, air supervision and aerial intelligence gathering aircraft.
The added aircraft were made possible through the collaboration of the state and federal governments, with joint funding through the National Aerial Firefighting Centre.
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