Licorne – Panda2 Ivory Coast
Tags : airfield investigation, Compaction Testing, highway investigation, laboratory compaction test, research, runway investigation, runway research, subsidence investigation
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From 8 to 30 January 2014, the Licorne force (French peacekeeping mission on the Ivory Coast) and a detachment of the 25th Engineer Regiment air (25 e RGA) conducted a fact-finding mission of leading aviation theatre runways.
The mission objectives were, thanks to the know-how of specialists in restoration and maintenance of airport infrastructure provided 25e RGA to verify the practicability of such runways and renew their registrations, support UNOCI in the use of its air capabilities, and advise local authorities in managing and maintaining their airport infrastructure.
Other forces have expressed interest in such investigations and the applications of Panda 2 and associated devices.