NEWS

  • AUAB receives first NPC, enhances medical mission

    Airmen prepare to off load a specialized medical container designed to transport individuals with infectious diseases at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 18, 2020. The Negatively Pressurized Conex, or NPC, is configured for the C-17 Globemaster III and C-5 Super Galaxy aircraft to safely transport up

  • NPC completes first operational patient movement

    Less than 100 days from an idea on a napkin to its first real-world, aeromedical evacuation, the Negatively Pressurized Conex completed its first operational mission July 1, moving 12 patients from the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to receive higher level

  • NPC, NPC-L ready to save lives

    On June 24 the first Negatively Pressurized Conex ready for operational use touched down at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, with 16 experts from Joint Base Charleston and three members of the program office team to stand on alert status and train additional Airmen on the NPC.

  • NPC determined to be a successful proof of concept

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. – Culminating with an in-flight demonstration on April 30, 2020, the Negatively Pressurized Conex (NPC) proof of concept prototype successfully proved its capability to potentially transport individuals with infectious diseases, such as COVID-19.Air Force Materiel Command