ERDC researchers support Army and Marine Corps with Vehicle Cone Index testing
Brent Towne, research civil engineer in the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Mobility Systems Branch of the Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory, tests soil strength pounds per square inch (PSI) using a trafficability cone penetrometer to determine an adequate location for Vehicle Cone Index, or VCI, testing. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo)