Ex­er­cise Samvedna 2018

Vayu Aerospace and Defence - - Aviation & Defence Inindia -

Afive- day multi- na­tional ex­er­cise Samvedna 2018 was con­ducted by the In­dian Air Force 12- 16 March 2018 “with the aim of shar­ing pro­ce­dures and ca­pa­bil­i­ties of air forces to im­prove dis­as­ter re­sponse.” Be­sides In­dia, the air forces of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the UAE took part in the mul­ti­lat­eral Hu­man­i­tar­ian As­sis­tance and Dis­as­ter Re­lief (HADR) ex­er­cise which show­cased dis­as­ter pre­pared­ness of In­dian Air Force’s Rapid Ac­tion Med­i­cal Team (RAMT) and its fly­ing ca­pa­bil­i­ties at the Air Force sta­tion at Shangu­mugam Beach, Thiru­vanatha­pu­ram, Ker­ala. A mass ca­su­alty demon­stra­tion by the RAMT in­volved evac­u­a­tion by An-32 air­craft was also car­ried out. The In­dian Air Force’s RAMT is equipped with mod­ern 25 bed­ded trans­portable tent based Med­i­cal Shel­ters which in­clude ICU, Op­er­a­tion Theatre, X-Ray and Lab­o­ra­tory, and ca­pa­ble of han­dling 100 Out­pa­tients per day.

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