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Erickson Aero Tanker MD-87 Lands in Chile For Fire Season

An Erickson Aero Tanker MD-87T landed in Santiago de Chile on December 1st, 2023, to join the fleet of Chilean company Ecocopter to provide...

Airbus Upgrades A400M Firefighter Prototype Kit

Getafe, Spain - 5 December 2023 – Airbus Defence and Space has conducted a new flight-test campaign of the A400M Roll-on/Roll-off firefighting prototype kit, dropping 20,000...

302 Airlift Wing Airmen Embody Agile Combat Employment Via Aerial Firefighting

Story by Staff Sgt. Laura Fitzmorris In January 2022, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., signed the service’s first doctrine publication on Agile...

EU to Finance Purchase of 12 Canadair Aircraft to Enhance rescEU Fleet

The European Commission and Canada have agreed to enhancing ties in civil protection and disaster risk management. During the EU-Canada Summit on November 24th, 2023,...

Aerial Firefighting Europe 2023 – Greece Shines

The third installment for the year of the Tangent Link Aerial Firefighting show was held in Lagonissi, Greece, on October 17 and 18, 2023,...

Insights and Analysis: Mapping the Bushfire Outlook with TracPlus

INTRODUCTION As Australia braces itself for the Spring 2023 season, the stage seems set for a period of heightened vigilance and preparedness in terms of...

Will Increased Risk Bring Canada’s Air Force into the Aerial Wildfire Fight?

By Nancy Argyle During the spring and summer of 2023, a concerned world watched as Canada burned. Toxic smoke from 29 mega-fires, each exceeding 100,000...

Lowest Price Technically Acceptable

Perspectives from Both Sides and How We Move Forward Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) is a government contracting method in which the award is made...

AFF Greece in Pictures

The third and final installment of the Tangent Link Aerial Firefighting show for 2023 has just concluded in Greece. Take a look at some...

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