U.S. Military Tests Prove it is Possible to Deploy 3D Printed Medical Aid in the Desert

Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
by Beau Jackson

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and the U.S. Military Academy West Point, New York, have conducted a pilot program investigating the potential of using 3D printers in a desert deployment zone. Labelled the Fabrication in Austere Environments, or FAB AE, program, the experiment showed that it is possible to 3D print and rapidly deploy a range of medical devices to treat those injured on the battlefield.

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