MSV: MEOC Support Vehicle

MSV driving on dirt road

front image of vehicle   vehicle cockpit   vehicle in a rainstorm at night

Purpose and Mission

  • Supports the Mobile Emergency Operations Center (MEOC) by design.
  • Provides logistics support to Incident Command.
  • Traverse flooded areas, disaster zones, and conduct search and rescue missions.
  • Carries tents, barricades, sand bags, personnel, and tow trailers.

Vehicle Systems

  • 2013 Ford F-550 four-wheel-drive
  • HD digital video camera on mast
  • One 85 watt solar panel provides alternative power supply to four Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) deep cycle batteries
  • 12V 2,000W inverter charger
  • 70 gallon external diesel tank and pump unit
  • Scene lighting and search lights
  • Extended cargo bed (20 foot long)
  • 16,500 pound winch
  • 1,600 pound rear lift gate

Interoperable Communications

  • 8 port portable SyTech Radio Interoperability System (RIOS) – patch channels and create a backup repeater.
  • Radios covering low-band VHF, UHF, 700/800 MHz bands.

Onboard Networks

  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi
  • Direct Wire
  • 4.9 GHz Microwave

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