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Section II EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
PURPOSE OF THE M60A1 ARMORED VEHICLE BRIDGE LAUNCHER
Capabilities and Features
Provides a transportable bridge that can be launched and retrieved.
Suited to a nuclear environment because armor protection reduces effects of blasts and
Can be dispersed and concentrated rapidly over great distances.
Provides deep penetration due to mobility and flexibility
Provides close combat vehicle support.
Air intake system
Tracks and suspension
Steering and shifting controls
Fixed fire extinguisher system