However, one was made especially for presidential use, with 10 leather upholstered seats, an air conditioning equipment specially designed for the African climate. The president's armchair can to turned it into a bed and a hi-fi sound system, toilet, refrigerator and bar were also added. - Adam Geibel
The Romanian Aviation Company (IAR) is supplying the Ivory Coast with four IAR 330 Puma helicopters built under Eurocopter license for $12 million. Two were transported to the Ivory Coast via an Antonov 22 cargo plane and the other two will be delivered by year's end. All four were upgraded with the SOCAT [Romanian acronym for Anti-Tank Optronic Search and Combat] navigation system.