Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation (ARPIT)
- June 9, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPN Topics
Subject: Science and tech
The Indian Air Force has inducted an indigenously designed and manufactured pod called ARPIT.
- It will be used for evacuation of critical patients suffering from infectious diseases like COVID-19 from isolated and remote areas.
- The isolation system has a suitable number of air exchanges, integration of medical monitoring instruments, and ventilation for an intubated patient
- In addition, the pod generates high constant negative pressure in the isolation chamber for prevention of infection risk to air crew, ground crew and health care workers involved in air transportation