MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
According to the plan of the exercise, the engineering troops unit made a 100-kilometer march from the point of permanent deployment to the area of combat training purpose. Upon arrival at the water barrier, the unit commander decided to build a bridge in the area with the most moderate river flow.
In a short time, the servicemen of the pontoon platoons dropped the links into the water, where they were assembled into a floating bridge about 100 meters wide. In the future, combat and special vehicles were ferried across the water barrier without hindrance.
This made it possible to simultaneously repair the damaged road bridge and restore the movement of equipment. More than 200 military personnel were involved in building the bridge, about 60 units of military and special equipment were involved.
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