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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A fleet of 50 Eurocopter helicopter from the EC135/EC145 family operate daily across the country, serving as the nation's backbone for highly demanding missions in search, surveillance, crime detection and casualty evacuation.
On Saturday morning, two helicopters were tasked for Casualty Evacuation role, while a third was tasked with carrying various senior UN officials to the site.
The IAF was quick to respond to the requisitioned air support and promptly launched two of its Chetak and one Mi-17 copters for the timely casualty evacuation operation," said Flight Lieutenant Priya Joshi, PRO, Western Command.
If the states require any help, we are always there to give it in terms of casualty evacuation and insertion (of security forces)," ACM Naik added.
Early implementation of continuous renal replacement therapy optimizes casualty evacuation for combat-related acute kidney injury.
Keeping in view the sensitive nature of the region, the forces are extra-cautious while carrying out the casualty evacuation operation, Elesela said, adding combing operations are underway to trace the ultras.
The focus was weapons handling, first aid, casualty evacuation and other small unit activity.
The Chinook is used for troop transportation, supply and battlefield casualty evacuation, and can carry up to 55 troops and 10 tonnes of freight.
Despite being the most junior member of the group he took control of the situation, giving first aid to a wounded US Marine Corps captain and beginning casualty evacuation.
Despite being the most Despite being the most junior member of the group, he took control of the situation, giving first aid to a wounded first aid to a wounded US Marine Corps captain and starting casualty evacuation.
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.
The book addresses how the IAF succeeded in its four main combat roles (air superiority, close air support, interdiction, and strategic attack) as well as four noncombat functions (troop transport, casualty evacuation, logistical support, and reconnaissance), focusing most of its attention on the time after the 1956 Suez War.

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