Detection, Identification, monitoring
Following the 9/11 attacks the Scottish Government launched a scheme which funded an array of new equipment and vehicles across emergency services to respond to large scale incidents such as building collapses, decontamination and flooding.
As part of this scheme 4 Detection, Identification, Monitoring (DIM) Units provided to Grampian, Strathclyde Lothian & Borders and Tayside Fire and Rescue Service. The DIM were manufactured by AES on an Iveco Daily 65C18 chassis and is used a mobile laboratory. The vehicle generally responds to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) and hazardous materials (HAZMAT) incidents, however can also respond to flooding, mass decontamination (MD) and urban search and rescue (USAR) incidents.