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EMERCOM promises more firefighting jets by 2025
The Russian Emergency Control Ministry (EMERCOM) Minister Vladimir Puchkov has announced that the service will obtain six Beriev Be-200ChS firefighting planes before 2025. The promised planes will come in addition to the acquisition of six Be-200ChS jets by the end of 2018 that he announced in January this year.
Puchkov explained: “[EMERCOM] is going to get six Be-200ChS planes by the end of 2018 and another six upgraded amphibious planes before 2025.” He added that Ministry’s divisions across the country are already receiving new Russian-manufactured rescue tools and equipment, including multipurpose Sukhoi Superjet 100 planes, Mil Mi-8MVT helicopters, ground firefighting vehicles and UAVs.
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The Wales Air Ambulance Charity has permanently relocated its paediatric and neonatal operation to a new base in Cardiff.
The new plane will perform medical transportation flights throughout North America, South America and Central America.