e. Blood transportation:
(1) Collins box:
(a) 30 units of packed RBCs + 14 lbs wet cubed ice (total weight 45 lbs).
(b) 24 units FFP + 20 lbs coarse broken dry ice (total weight 49 lbs).
(2) Portable blood bank refrigerator (thermostabilizer):
(a) Maintains blood at 1-6 C.
(b) Uses external power source (battery/generator).
(c) Storage capacity - 50 units.
(a) Helicopter: sling or internal load.
1 UH-1: 1200 units of blood.
2 UH-60: 4800 units of blood.
(b) Cargo transport (pallet).
(c) Parachute drops:
1 LAPES (Low Altitude Parachute Extraction) - 4800 units of blood.
2 CDS (Containerized Delivery System) - 1440 units of blood.
3 NEACDS (Naval Emergency Air Cargo Delivery System) - 1440
units of blood.
(d) Ground- corps or HSS assets.
3-7. DIVISION BLOOD PROGRAM
a. Differences. Blood management in the division differs from theater blood
(1) AJBPO and TMMMC normally do not directly manage blood at the division
level and below.