Designation:

REBS

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Manufacturer: General Dynamics Santa Barbara Sistemas  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Armoured vehicle-launched bridge  

The REBS Rapidly Emplaced Bridge System is an aluminum-made light dry-gap bridge which has been designed to meet the operational requirements for an air-transportable rapidly deployable bridge system in support of mechanized combat units with wheeled and tracked vehicles up to MLC 50. Due to its design REBS offers capabilities for the future army in terms of crossing capacity, size, weight and transportability.

REBS Main Components

  • Transport and launching pallet

  • Launcher (integrated in the pallet)

  • Launch beam (integrated in the pallet)

  • Two bridge halves

  • Hydraulic system (integrated in the pallet)

  • Electrical control system

  • Diesel-hydraulic power source

  • Laser range finder and camera on REB-ABLK

REBS Performance

  • Maximum payload: MLC 50

  • Crossing capability: 13 m (42 ft 8)

  • Remote-controlled hydraulic launching and retrieving in less than 10 minutes

  • Crew: 2

  • Truck-independent diesel-driven power source

  • Horizontal free-launch to reduce silhouette

  • Transport on and launch from every standard 10-15 tons PLS-Truck

  • Bridge manufactured from high-tensile aluminum

  • Design based on the proven AVLB BEAVER

  • Air transport of complete bridge system in C-130, C-141, C-160, C-17, C-5 and A -400M or expanded bridge as helicopter underslung load

  • Adaptable on various armored fighting vehicles with the Adaptable Bridge -Launching Kit (ABLK); launching and retrieving in less than 2 minutes

Specifications:
Property Value
Bridge length (mm)
13800
Bridge width (mm)
3350
Payload (kg)
50000
Weight (kg)
9450




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