Blazing Question: Balkans Confronts Another Wildfire Season Badly Prepared

With the summer heat, and the grass changing from green to yellow, few Balkan countries can say with certainty that they are ready for one of the dangers of summer.

In the Balkans and in the highlands and on difficult islands, the use of air-defense aviation has proved to be key.

But Greece alone seems to be dealing with real concerns this summer.

The farthest fighter jets and helicopters outperform the rest of the region – and it’s getting bigger this year.

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