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The Most Helpful Firefighting Tools Available in 2020

The 2019/2020 Australian bushfire season was unprecedented. Firefighters described atypical new fire behaviours, including mini weather systems created by the force and intensity of the blazes. The tinder-dry landscape sped the trajectory of these fires – raging from inland towns all the way to the coast.

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Hayden Johnston

Posted: October 9, 2020

Australian Firefighters: Ensure You Are Contractually Compliant for the 2020-2021 Bushfire Season

TracPlus is a NAFC approved tracking provider for all aerial firefighting contracts in Australia. Our solution allows operators to keep their existing tracking service provider if required, and easily share their operational data with NAFC and other agencies when operating on firefighting contracts.

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Simon Barton

Posted: October 1, 2020

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Coulson Aviation: Breaking New Ground In Aerial Firefighting

With wildland firefighters on the ground hampered by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, fire managers are putting more emphasis on air attack to make up for fewer ground crews who have to maintain social distancing rules. As such, new technology is being applied to the age-old goal of putting the wet stuff on the hot stuff.

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Michael Archer

Posted: August 28, 2020

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AFDAU-T1: Increasing Accuracy on Aerial Firefighting Data

Australia just experienced its Black Summer bushfire siege, in which bushfires burned over 18 million hectares, killed 34 people directly and another 417 due to the aftereffects of bushfire smoke, while levelling more than 9,300 structures from June 2019 to May 2020.

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Michael Archer

Posted: August 19, 2020

Connecting Critical Operations — Choosing a Tracking Company in 2020

As technological platforms continue to evolve and advance, it is right that you should expect the same of your tracking solution. Your tracking provider should go the extra mile to supply your enterprise with a platform that empowers effective business management by giving your team the tools to take charge of operations. Here’s what you should look for in a tracking company in 2020.

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Trevor McIntyre

Posted: July 10, 2020

Technology’s Role in Multi-Agency Emergency Response

Whether it’s a mass casualty or severe natural disaster event, agencies are required to work alongside each other. And akin to their collaborative work ethic, first responders require technology that allows them to coordinate and communicate seamlessly with and between each other.

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Christiene Thompson

Posted: July 6, 2020

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Seeing Through Darkness — The Role of NVG in Nighttime Firefighting

Have you wondered how operators came to use NVG to fight fires? Or are you an operator who is interested in integrating NVG into your business? Our Ebook identifies the benefits and the costs of using this incredible technology in the cockpit.