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  1. PSMA offers all-terrain emergency medical assistance

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    March 30, 2009

    Getting emergency medical teams quickly to the scene of a disaster like a plane crash deep in forest terrain is no easy task. For this reason, French Guiana has worked with CNES and Thales Alenia Space to develop the PSMA emergency medical aid unit. The new unit were deployed for its latest test run on Thursday 26 March.

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  2. PSMA put through its paces in French Guiana

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    April 8, 2009

    26 March, Operation Araponga demonstrated the effectiveness of the PSMA emergency medical aid unit during a final test run near the Brazilian border. Emergency services in Cayenne are now looking to obtain a satellite link to support operations in the long term.

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