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Latitude Technologies to Support US Forest Service Wildfire Fighting Missions

By   The USDA Forest Service has awarded Latitude Technologies the contract to supply Operation Loads Monitoring  Systems (OLMS) for | March 3, 2015

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The USDA Forest Service has awarded Latitude Technologies the contract to supply Operation Loads Monitoring Systems (OLMS) for deployment by the US Forest Service on government and contractor aircraft engaged in aerial wildfire fighting operations in the US for the next four years.

Government-owned aircraft include the Cessna TU 206 and Citation Bravo, Raytheon King Air 90, A100 and 200, DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver and DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, Douglas DC3TP, Shorts 330 (C-23), Rockwell Commander 500 and applies to all aircraft procured or contracted for by the Forest Service throughout the life of the contract.

The Latitude contractcontrol surfaces including spatial parameters, air pressure, temperature and retardant quantity to mention a few; up to a total of 56 continuous analog parameters.

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