RAPIDLY EMPLACED BRIDGE (REB)
Ensure all launch site requirements are met prior to retrieving
the REB or damage to equipment and possible injury or death
to personnel may result.
All non-essential personnel must stand a minimum of 30 ft
(9.1 m) away from pallet and bridge during all launch/retrieval
operations. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to
Assistant will act as a ground guide when maneuvering
Common Bridge Transporter (CBT) and during launch and
retrieval operations. Failure to comply may result in damage to
equipment and possible injury or death to personnel.
Bridge retrieval will only be performed with REB loaded on
CBT. Do not attempt to retrieve bridge from PLST. Failure to
comply may result in damage to equipment or possible injury or
death to personnel.
Bridge must be free of dirt, rocks, mud, and debris prior to bridge
retrieval, or damage to equipment may result.
Ensure REB is clean before performing retrieval procedures.
Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment.
Loading the bridge from ground is the same as retrieving bridge
from a gap. Conditions that necessitate loading bridge from
ground are transport of bridge, other than by helicopter, stowage
of bridge, or maintenance of bridge.
During all CBT operations, the CBT operator will drive and be
responsible for the operation of the Load Handling System
(LHS) via the cab and remote control boxes. The assistant will
act as a ground guide, be responsible for directing the operator
using hand signals, and assist the operator as needed.
Ensure bridge is clean, and bridge marker poles, anchorage
stowage boxes, and anchorage, if installed, have been removed
from bridge prior to performing bridge retrieval.