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EADS Adds Thais as TransHospital Customers

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TransHospital, Afghanistan(click to view full) Shipping containers are ubiquitous in a globalized world, and many modes of transport on air, sea, and land are adapted to carry them easily. To portability, add protection: their rigid metal construction provides more shielding than tent fabric, and this can be augmented by digging the structure in slightly or putting up Hesco-type instafill walls nearby. A number of manufacturers have thrown in a 3rd advantage: modular flexibility, created by making it easy to connect containerized modules and deploy the exact combination you need. Military and para-public medical facilities are natural fits with these advantages, and EADS’ innovative TransHospital leverages all of them. Now, the Thai government will become a customer, giving them a transportable field hospital for military or disaster-related use… The system to be delivered to the Royal Thai Air Force has the capacity to treat 5 in-patients and 10 out-patients at the same time, and capacity can be increased if the staff accommodation for 10 persons is used for patients instead. The TransHospital rescue station with staff accommodation comprises 2 large tents, a rescue container, a connection module, a water and power supply container and a transport container. All of these modules […]

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