Lucknow: BEML Limited, a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Defence, has launched an advanced version of Medium Bullet Proof Vehicle (MBPV) MK-II (Gaur) and an Al powered medical health diagnostic system (MHDS) at the ongoing DefExpo-2020 in Lucknow. Both of the products were formally unveiled by BEML's CMD Deepak Kumar Hota in the presence of senior management officials of the company on Thursday. Launching the vehicle Hota said, "BEML MBVP – MARK II was designed and developed indigenously with added safety features, that also showcases our commitment towards realising the mission of 'Make In India."
BEML MBPV MK-II is equipped with night vision camera, blast-resistant seats, GPS navigation, radio and intercom system. The vehicle shields security personal from arms fire, the hand grenade and carry up to 12 persons. The vehicle is a 4×4 wheel RH drive, heavy-duty all-weather off-road mobility vehicle and specially designed for easy manoeuvre ability, operability and maintainability.
MHDS has the features to cover medical diagnostic needs of troops in forwarding posts, especially in high altitude areas. The station housed in a 20 feet container on a high mobility platform (BEML TATRA 8×8/6×6) with artificial intelligence (Al) powered diagnostic system for troops in the field, who are away from expert medical advice and attention. MHDS special features cover Artificial Intelligence-based Chest X-Ray Diagnosis, Artificial Intelligence based diagnosis of Eye Analysis and Diabetic Retinopathy, Computer-based diagnosis (CAD), Digital Radiology, Cardiograph, Pathology Laboratory, etc. It provides computer-aided diagnosis using Al and also obtains expert consultation from higher echelon hospitals or from a cloud-based teleconsultation system. It can be remotely connected to a medical database too. The unit is provided with a dust-free clinical environment, air conditioning and generates back up.
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