pontoon bridge

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pontoon bridge

[pänj′tün ′brij]
(civil engineering)
A fixed floating bridge supported by pontoons.
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The brigade also provided military bridge emplacement and inspection training to the Iraqi army to develop a Mabey Compact 200[R] bridge capability.
The components of military bridge made of high-strength aluminium alloy are man-portable and weigh less than 18 kg each.
Craig Fennell, Future Programmes Director at BAE Systems Land (UK), explained the rationale for the agreement: GDELS is a specialist manufacturer with long experience in military bridges, so it brings some extremely valuable experience to this partnership.
Other bridging systems maintained, constructed, and inspected by the 132d Engineers include the improved ribbon, dry support, and rapidly emplaced military bridges, as well as civilian bridges.
23 May 2012 - British private equity group Dunedin Enterprise Investment Trust Plc (LON:DNE) said on Wednesday it had sold its interest in domestic military bridges builder WFEL to German land defence systems specialist Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH (KMW) for an undisclosed price.
I was surprised to read in your report on WFEL's export success with their military bridges that Fairey Aviation was "famous for building the DH9 and DH10 long-range bombers" ("Flying the flag," PE July).
ROBC students historically love the watermanship and bridging phase of the course, which covers small-boat operations, water safety, engineer bridge reconnaissance, and planning and construction of military bridges, including medium girder and floating support bridges--our old ribbon bridge.
THE hills had become arid, clear blue streams had started to flow, and makeshift military bridges helped us cross the streams that had been created by waterfalls as we made our first pit stop a little after Rohtangla, the first of the four passes that we were to see in the Himalayas.
Blakemore, 38, earns his living building military bridges and his team easily span the chasm that separates them from Oldham.
They make products ranging from extinguishers, fire blankets and smoke alarms to fire engines, military bridges and CCTV security cameras.