Philippine Army to receive 30 new M1152 Humvee tactical vehicles in medical variant

Defence & Security News - Republic of the Philippines
 
 
Philippine Army to receive 30 new M1152 HUMVEE tactical vehicles in medevac variant
The Philippine Army will receive 23 M1152 Humvee ambulances on Monday to address the immediate medical needs of wounded troops on the battlefield prior to their transfer to medical facilities. A total of 30 Humvee ambulances were procured under the Philippine Defense Reform Program to enhance the Forward Health Service Support System of the Philippine Army.
     
Philippine Army to receive 30 new M1152 Humvee tactical vehicles in medical variant 640 001 The Philippine Army already received a batch of M1152 HUMVEE medevac vehicles in 2011
     
Nineteen of these vehicles were given to the Philippine Army, while four were assigned to the Philippine Marines. The remaining seven units are expected to be delivered next month.

The Philippine Army said the turnover of the ambulances would be held at General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, with Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin as guest of honor.

Each ambulance is equipped with a life support system, including oxygen tanks, suction system, upper litter rack, sliding attendant seat, first aid kit, tools and manuals, among other medical systems.

     

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