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Airworthiness

H60 Test Aircraft
H-60 test aircraft at the Joint preflight Integration of Munitions and Electronic Systems (J-PRIMES) facility in partnership with 46th Test Wing and U.S. Army Redstone Test Center at Eglin Air Force Base. (Photo courtesy of USAARL)

Warfighter Health, Performance and Evacuation PMO is the point of entry for all U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command carry-on medical equipment into the Airworthiness evaluation process. A certification of airworthiness aboard the appropriate platform(s) consists of two major tasks: one performed by the Aviation Engineering Directorate, the other by the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory:

  • Ensure safety compatibility with the host platform(s) (crew and aircraft safety)
  • List all limitations or restrictions on the use of subject equipment by medical personnel (patient safety)
 
Aeromedical Certification Vibration System
Vibration system used for vibration testing as part of the U.S. Army Aeromedical Certification Process. (Photo courtesy of USAARL)


USAMRDC performs component level testing of carry-on medical equipment to determine critical electromagnetic environmental effects (E3) of the medical equipment on the operation of the host platform.

 

Last Modified Date: 06/20/2019
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