Visiting Lacroix Defense Facility in Mazères - French self-protection pyrotechnic expert


Army Recognition Group had the unique opportunity to visit the Lacroix Defense site in Mazères, South Western France. Lacroix specializes in self-protection pyrotechnic systems and training devices for airborne, land and naval applications. The Lacroix site (240 hectares facility) features: - 28 workshops (pyrotechnic, assembly, mechanical machining and testing equipment) - 1 tunnel and 1 High Speed track to carry out measurements - 29 depots and warehouses - 300 tons storage capacity of pyrotechnic compounds - 1 firing range - Rolling Test Bench for vehicule Survivability, equipped with laser threat alert sensors (LAD), treating dominant threat on land based field and environmental sensor (wind, speed, GP...)