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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 04.12.10 | 18:57 (IST)

    Suddenly firefighting is important. For almost 40 years the US Air National Guard has had Modular Airborne FireFighting Systems which allow conversion of C-130 (aka Qarnaf) to water bombers. While not as ideal as a dedicated system, the conversion kits are not expensive and permit use of a dozen IAF transports into fire bombers in a matter of a few hours. Not sensible or dramatic enough for Mr. Netanhayh.

    from the article: Netanyahu, Abbas hold rare phone chat over Carmel fire
    First published 17:22 04.12.10 | Last updated 17:22 04.12.10
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