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M60A1 Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge (M60A1 AVLB)


Specifications
Primary function: Armored vehicle used for launching and retrieving a 60-foot scissors-type bridge.
Manufacturer: General Dynamics Land Systems Division
Contractor: Anniston Army Depot (ANAD)
M60A1 Tank Chassis:
Power plant: 12 cylinder diesel engine AVOS-1790-20
Power train: CD-850-6A 2 speed forward, 1 reverse
Weight, combat loaded: 56.6 tons (51.33 metric tons)
Ground clearance: 18 inches (.4572 meters)
Length: 31 feet (9.44 meters)
Width: 12 feet (3.66 meters)
Maximum speed (governed): 30 miles/hour (48.3 kilometers)
Cross country speed: 8-12 miles/hour (12.88-19.32 km)
Trench crossing: 8.5 feet (2.59 meters)
Range: 290 miles (464 kilometers)
Fuel capacity: 375 gallons (14.19 hectoliters)
Crew: 2 enlisted
Introduction date: February 1987
Unit Replacement Cost: $749,000
Marine Corps Inventory: 55 bridges, 37 launchers
Bridge:
Length, extended: 63 feet (19.19 meters)
Length, folded: 32 feet (9.75 meters)
Bridge span: 60 feet (18.28 meters)
Width, overall: 13.1 feet (3.99 meters)
Width, roadway: 12.5 feet (3.81 meters)
Width, treadway: 5.75 feet (1.75 meters)
Height, unfolded: 3.1 feet (.94 meters)
Weight: 14.65 tons (13.28 metric tons)



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