Singapore’s New Containerized Field Hospitals
EADS’ TransHospitals are a modular system that can clip convenient ISO Standard 20x8x8 container modules together in order to assemble field medical facilities of any size. TransHospital is just one of EADS container-based offerings, and part of a slow global trend toward containerized systems.
Singapore was noted in the article as a TransHospital buyer, and their MINDEF recently held a formal unveiling of their newly-operational system. It includes interior pictures, along will other details regarding the new systems. As Captain Lim Poh Thiam put it, noting one of the prime advantages of container-based facilities:
“All our equipment are already packed and ready for use in these containers which means we can be deployed more quickly than in the past. So we are ready to go anytime!”