casualty evacuation


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casualty evacuation

The movement of casualties. It includes movement bothto and between medical treatment facilities. Any vehicle may beused to evacuate casualties. Also called CASEVAC. See also casualty; evacuation; medical treatment facility.
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Since entering service the V-22 tiltrotor has been deployed in numerous missions around the world, including Casualty Evacuation, Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel, Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief, resupply, VIP transport, and theater security cooperation.
Units operating in the mountains should be prepared to conduct steep slope (nontechnical) and high-angle (technical) evacuations which can require the use of mountaineering-trained evacuation teams known as Mountain Casualty Evacuation Teams for injured and wounded personnel.
The IAF, which is conducting casualty evacuation and logistical operations in support of local forces, will also shore up its presence in the state.
Teams must pass a number of "stands" on their patrol, each testing a different aspect of soldiering such as shooting, first aid and casualty evacuation, recognition of aircraft and river-crossing.
Insurgents tried to shoot down a casualty evacuation helicopter, so Rifleman Wilson dodged a hail of bullets to return fire.
Harry, who is known as Captain Wales in the army, was sent on all manner of missions over Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan, from supporting allied troops fighting the Taliban at close quarters to accompanying British Chinook and US Black Hawk helicopters on daring casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) missions.
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The training and technical assistance included underwater searching and navigation, ERW reacquisition, diving medicine and casualty evacuation.
In addition to critical point of injury casualty evacuation missions, the squadron is also tasked with personnel recovery operations.
Dragged Lt Onion dragged the casualty to safety and administered first-aid while simultaneously organising a casualty evacuation, getting the casualty into surgery within 21 minutes of the blast - the quickest extraction yet.
From thermal breaching to casualty evacuation, the tasks were designed to push Sappers past their mental and physical breaking points, filtering the smartest and strongest Sappers to the next level of competition.
At the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin, California, units routinely struggle with casualty evacuation, even when mission rehearsal exercises have vast infrastructure, semistatic locations, and degraded enemy capabilities.

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