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  • Air Force delivers last isolated containment chamber

    The Air Force delivered the last Negatively Pressurized Conex and NPC Lite to Air Mobility Command, during a ceremony on March 1. The NPC and NPCL are designed to serve as transport modules and isolation containers for individuals infected with the COVID-19 virus and other highly infectious

  • NPC completes first operational patient movement

    Less than 100 days from an idea on a napkin to its first real-world, aeromedical evacuation, the Negatively Pressurized Conex completed its first operational mission July 1, moving 12 patients from the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to receive higher level

  • NPC, NPC-L ready to save lives

    On June 24 the first Negatively Pressurized Conex ready for operational use touched down at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, with 16 experts from Joint Base Charleston and three members of the program office team to stand on alert status and train additional Airmen on the NPC.