EU Bolsters Aircraft Fleet To Fight Wildfires

Hellenic Air Force
Greece is among EU nations that committed Canadair waterbombers to the rescEU aerial firefighting fleet.
Credit: Hellenic Air Force

The EU has doubled the size of its rescEU aerial firefighting fleet for this year’s wildfire season. A pledge to increase the size of the multinational fleet was made by European Commission President Ursula von de Leyden in September after a 2022 wildfire season that was the second worst on record...

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