The Golden Hour Container (GHC) improves the chances of survival for a wounded soldier by providing a supply of cold fresh whole blood for treatment at the point of injury on the battlefield during the crucial hour immediately following an injury when immediate evacuation to a treatment facility is unavailable.
Golden Hour containers have been fielded as part of the Transportation 3-4 Module, USSOCOM TCCC CASEVAC Program since 2011.
Designed to maintain blood in the 1° to 10° C range for 72-90 hours in environments from -24° to 40° C, 10 lbs fully loaded weight. Removable Thermal Insulated Chamber (TIC) containing Phase Change Material (PCM) is easily preconditioned for use in any standard freezer
# of Units of Whole Blood- 4U
Temp Control Duration- 72 hrs @4°C
(Duration extends with decreased ambient temperature during periods of darkness)
Dimensions: LxWxD-9.25" x 8.25" x 8"
Weight Empty: 7 lbs 8 oz
The Golden MinuteContainer (GMC) solution is designed for combat medics and is a clinically tested and field test proven container designed to aid in the rescue, evacuation, and stabilization of casualties in austere environments. The Golden Minute Container has been engineered and tested over time in order to protect its payload from the extreme conditions experienced by our armed forces in some of the harshest operating environments on the planet.