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South Carolina National Guard helps Colombia with its wildfires

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina National Guard is assisting Colombia in dealing with dozens of wildfires. The country is State Partnership Program partner. To help emergency responders battle as many as 30 active fires in and around Bogota in late January, the South Carolina National Guard provided buckets to UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. “We Leer másSouth Carolina National Guard helps Colombia with its wildfires[…]

Airbus upgrades A400M Firefighter prototype kit

Getafe, Spain, 5 December 2023 – Airbus Defence and Space has conducted a new flight-test campaign with the Airbus A400M Firefighter (Roll-on/Roll-off firefighting prototype kit), dropping 20,000 litres of retardant and creating high concentration lines over 400 metres long. Over a period of two weeks, the A400M carried out a ground and flight-test campaign in south-western and Leer másAirbus upgrades A400M Firefighter prototype kit[…]

Airbus successfully tests firefighting kit on A400M

Getafe, 26 July 2022 –Airbus has successfully tested a removable firefighting demonstrator kit on the A400M new generation airlifter during a flight test campaign in Spain. The test campaign took place in daylight conditions with a minimum operating height of 150ft, flight speeds as low as 125 knots and drops involving up to 20 tonnes of water from Leer másAirbus successfully tests firefighting kit on A400M[…]

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