MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The servicemen of the logistics units (MTO) of the Eastern Military District (VVO), carrying out the ferry crossing the Zeya River, from the beginning of the preparatory work for the reconstruction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM), provided the crossing of more than 1,000 units of construction equipment.
The servicemen ensure the crossing of the Zeya River of various cargoes, construction equipment, including heavy dump trucks with soil for dumping field camps, vehicle fleets and highways.
The crossing is carried out in the area of the village of Verkhnezeisk in the Amur Region using the modules of the pontoon-bridge fleet (PMP), towed by special boats BMK-150. The width of the river bed in the area of the crossing is about 2 thousand meters. The carrying capacity of one section of the induced pontoon ferry is about 80 tons.
During the day, the MTO subdivision, which provides a ferry crossing the Zeya River, performs more than 20 trips and transports over 40 pieces of equipment for various purposes.
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