The Military Emergency Unit (UME) is training at the Chinchilla Training Center (Cenad), in the province of Albacete, to be ready to fight the forest fires that occur every summer.
The training will consist of both technical and tactical training of the units, such as the technical use of fire, forest urban interface, direct attack on fire with extensive hose lines, widening of firebreaks, joint work with heavy machinery and work with mechanical tools. and light.
In addition, coordination with aerial means will be practiced thanks to the seaplanes of the 43rd Army Air Group and helicopters from the Emergency Helicopter Battalion (Bheleme II). These aircraft will carry out reconnaissance, water discharges, helicarriage of material and evacuation of personnel.