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Incident Response Vehicle

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Incident Response Vehicle

Incident Response Vehicle (IRV) at a Glance - Self-contained response vehicle that is maintained and ready to deploy within 20 minutes and set up on-site in 10 minutes - Deployed with the minimum of a two person crew - Driver requires a CDL - Capable of supporting 12 personnel with laptops, printers, and VOIP phones at each workstation

Communication Capabilities include: Satellite connectivity, On-board Weather Station, Video Teleconference, Wi-Fi (State/Public), VHF, UHF, HF, 800/700 MHz, Aviation, Marine, HAM, and ACU-2000 (patching) - On-board HVAC System for heating and cooling and a small galley - One exterior awning - Operates from a large on-board generator - 40-foot mast camera with PTZ camera and fluid mesh wireless video, on-board recording and capable of sending live video to the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

Mobile Command Center

Mobile Command Center (MCC) at a Glance - 53-feet long - Expandable to 15-feet wide - Operates on a 80 kilowatt generator or stationary power - 42-inch smart board/flat screen capable of serving as a large screen display for operational information - 42-inch flat screen for video teleconferencing - 52-foot telescoping mast with 360-degree tilt/pan/zoom camera capable of supporting additional antennas - Wireless weather station to provide constant weather updates - Accommodates a standard crew of 12 with the capability of expanding to a crew of 21 - MCC crew consists of IDHS staff and all major response agencies and support personnel - 21 workstations each with a designated laptop supported by two servers

Communication capabilities include: Satellite system for data and telephones, Intergraded telephone system to provide cell, satellite or hard-line capabilities, Nine radio workstations to provide each response agency with their own talk groups and mutual aid integrated into each station - A system to enable interoperability and additional capability for amateur radio operations

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Mobile Command Center

Event Coordination Center

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Interior of Event Coordination Center

Event Coordination Center (ECC) at a Glance - 28-foot fifth-wheel trailer designed with maximum workspace and limited technology capabilities. Towed by a 3/4-ton dedicated pickup truck. Deployed by a single individual. No CDL required. Capable of seating 13 personnel at workspaces, but no laptops or VOIP phones

Communication capabilities include: Satellite connectivity, Wi-Fi (State/Public), VHF, UHF, 800/700 MHz, and HAM fixed mobile radios and bank chargers available for user supplied portable 800 MHz radios. On-board HVAC system for heating and cooling. ADA compliant ramp in the rear of the trailer. Two outside awnings. Operates from either shore power or an on-board seven KW Generator. 20-foot manually raised mast camera with PTZ camera, on-board viewing and recording capabilities

EMS Mobile Simulation Laboratory

Mobile Simulation Laboratory (SimLab) at a Glance -The Mobile Simulation Lab is a free educational resource available to EMS and fire instructors all over the state of Indiana. The MSL program has two adult iStan’s and one PediaSIM (human patient simulators) made by CAE Healthcare. High fidelity simulation provides instructors with the ability to expose students and seasoned EMS personnel to real world situations in a safe environment. 

For more information, visit the SimLab page or contact simlab@dhs.in.gov.