23 Aug 2007

PR# 2007-605

Italians provide oxygen to medical facilities

HERAT, Afghanistan – An Italian Army medical oxygen production unit (MOPU) produced more than 1,000 litres of oxygen gas for medical use recently.

The MOPU provides all the medical oxygen resources in ISAF’s Regional Command West. The Italian MOPU also fulfils oxygen requests other military medical facilities in the region.

“Oxygen production is not the only service the Italians provide,” said Major Alessio Meuti, RC West spokesman. “They also inspect the oxygen network, provide on the spot solutions and restore the identified systems.”

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