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Indian Air Force develops ‘Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation’ for infectious patients

Indian Air Force has designed, developed and inducted an Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation (ARPIT) for evacuation of critical patients with infectious diseases including COVID-19 from high altitude areas, isolated and remote places.

The requirement of an air evacuation system with a facility to prevent spread of infectious aerosol from a coronavirus patient during air travel was felt by IAF when COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic.

The first prototype was developed at 3 BRD AF and has undergone various modifications.


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