LG and SOC successfully commission CP156 Helicopter Matting

06 August 2013


In a joint effort, LG with assistance from the Southern Operational Centre (SOC) and special support from the Italy (ITA) Military recently commissioned the CP156 Helicopter matting.

The event took place on 18-19 Jul 2013 on a remote and dusty site at the Grottaglie ITA Air Base situated only 20 km away from SOC. On this occasion, 7 members of the SOC Deployment team received training on this highly deployable equipment and in the process clearly demonstrated the equipment capability with the multiple landings and take-offs of ITA Helicopters.   This equipment will now become part of the CP156 Deployable Camps and will greatly enhance NATO Command and Control capability.