AIRTANKERS – ONE TOOL IN A BIG TOOLBOX
Wildfire management in the U.S. has a storied and complex history.
While the science and strategies for managing our forests has changed over the years, the goal of Neptune has always remained the same – to safeguard lives, and to protect communities and the resources people need.
We work in conjunction with many agencies both inside and outside the U.S. to support and boost ground-based resources in accomplishing their objectives.
32% of U.S. housing
units are situated
in the wildland-urban
interface and considered
at risk from forest fires
On average, western wildfire season is now
78 days longer
than in the mid-1980’s
communities across the
country are considered at risk from wildfire