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MAFFS II SYSTEM

MAFFS Corporation is proud to partner with militaries around the world to train, equip, and support their aerial firefighters as they carry out their MAFFS mission. There are currently systems in operation in eleven countries on five of the seven continents:

NORTH AMERICA

The United States Forest service owns eight MAFFS II systems that they operate in coordination with the Department of Defense who supply the aircraft and flight crews, as well as the maintenance and support staff needed to conduct operations. The units responsible for the MAFFS Mission are:

SOUTH AMERICA

Brazil
The Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB) has operated two MAFFS I systems on their C-130 aircraft since the 2000’s . These systems were again called into duty recently to combat the wildfires raging in the Amazon Rain Forest.

Brazil is in the process of replacing their C-130 fleet with KC-390’s from Embraer and it is anticipated that they will soon upgrade their capabilities with new MAFFS II units for the KC-390.

Colombia
Colombia’s national disaster response unit, the Unidad Nacional para la Gestion del Riesgo de Desastres (UNGRD), has been a MAFFS partner since 2017 and works in coordination with The Fuerza Aérea Colombiana (FAC) who operate a MAFFS II System on their C-130’s to assist in the national effort to combat wildfires.

Colombia will soon be flying the new KC-390 from Embraer and we anticipate they will add MAFFS II capabilities to those aircraft as well.

EUROPE

Greece
Legacy operator of MAFFS I

Italy
Legacy operator of MAFFS I

Turkey
Legacy operator of MAFFS I

Portugal
Legacy operator of the MAFFS I system.
The Força Aérea Portuguesa is awaiting receipt of their new KC-390 aircraft and will be operating MAFFS II on them soon.

ASIA

Thailand
Legacy operator of MAFFS I

AFRICA

Tunisia
Tunisia has been a MAFFS partner and legacy operator of the MAFFS I system on their C-130’s

In 2018 the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture took receipt of their MAFFS II System which is operated on aircraft flown by the Tunisian Air Force.

Morocco
Legacy operator of MAFFS I