Tuesday, August 10, 2010

How Russia Fights Forest Fires

We're going to be paying a lot more attention to forest fire fighting thanks to global warming.   Russia is not only experiencing its own problems but it's working to get a share of the water bomber market.  This is the Beriev Be-200 water bomber which, while it may have close-in limitations compared to Bombardier's smaller, turbo-prop CL-415, is coming to be a frequent visitor to countries like Greece and Spain.

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