• Air Force delivers last isolated containment chamber

    Almost two years after the Air Force developed and fielded the first Negatively Pressurized Conex and NPC Lite, the service delivered the final NPCL to Air Mobility Command, during a ceremony on March 1.

  • Negatively Pressurized Conex finds place at Dover AFB

    Members from across Team Dover continue to support COVID transport operations by participating in the implementation of the negatively pressurized conex, or NPC, transforming the way patients are safely transported across the globe.

  • Air Force continues combat patient evac amidst pandemic

    Air Force aeromedical evacuation delivers lifesaving global patient movement, and even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains a no-fail mission for warfighters in a combat zone.Patients with either suspected or confirmed COVID-19 diagnoses are safely transported via the Transport Isolation System

  • Ramstein medics conduct Negatively Pressurized Conex training

    Since the start of COVID-19, people have had to overcome an array of situations and medics within the Kaiserslautern Military Community have done just that.On July 14, 2020, members of Air Mobility Command came to Ramstein Air Base to teach local medical instructors proper procedures for a number of

  • NPC completes first operational patient movement

    The NPC is the latest isolated containment chamber developed to transport individuals with infectious diseases, like the novel coronavirus. This operation brings the total number of patients retrieved by the mobility Air Force using an isolation containment chamber to more than 100 across 18

  • AF Surgeon General talks about COVID, innovation, leadership

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, accompanied by Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, AF SG chief of medical operations, toured and learned about the Transport Isolation System aboard a C-17 Globemaster III, June 26, 2020.

  • Negatively pressurized conexes ready to save lives

    Air Mobility Command and Air Force Materiel Command leaders joined forces early April to invite creative materiel and non-materiel solutions to address a joint urgent operational need to move large numbers of COVID-19 patients should the need for that capability arise.

  • AFLCMC-led team delivers isolation container prototype for testing

    Rapidly developed in response to the United States Transportation Command's Joint Urgent Operational Need, the Negatively Pressurized Conex, or NPC, is designed to fit inside of a C-17 Globemaster III, and enable the safe transport of as many as 28 patients both ambulatory and litter, and teams of