aeromedical evacuation system


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aeromedical evacuation system

A system that provides: a. control of patient movement by air transport; b. specialized medical aircrew, medical crew augmentees, and specialty medical attendants and equipment for inflight medical care; c. facilities on or in the vicinity of air strips and air bases for the limited medical care of intransit patients entering, en route via, or leaving the system; and d. communication with originating, destination, and en route medical facilities concerning patient transportation. Also called AES. See also aeromedical evacuation.
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The Aeromedical Evacuation System is a significant part of the nation's mobility resources and an integral part of the total Department of Defense health-care system.
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Raytheon has already developed an Aeromedical Evacuation System, which can be applied to the MRTT to further expand the flexibility of the MRTT to make it a major force multiplier in today's dynamic environment.

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