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USACE holds viewing for new emergency operations vehicle
VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) and Vicksburg District hosted a public viewing for a new emergency operations vehicle, June 16, 2021, at MVD headquarters. The emergency command and control vehicle (ECCV) serves as a mobile operations center for the district’s disaster response and is manned by a two-person deployment team. The 47-foot box truck is fully operational within 15 minutes of arrival and comes equipped with radio, satellite and cellular communication capabilities that can be delivered over and outside the USACE network. The workspace is completely self-contained and can accommodate up to 11 users simultaneously. An onboard fuel supply allows the ECCV to run for up to 72 hours in situations where fuel access may be limited or inconsistent.

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