A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft is prepared for loading with water during training on Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems in Greenville, S.C., April 27, 2010. The airborne system is inserted into H and J model C-130s to convert them into air tankers capable of carrying 3,000 gallons of fire retardant or water that can be discharged in less than five seconds.
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael B. Keller
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