This project will provide land forces with the ability to cross a range of wet and dry gaps in support of combat operations, and comprises combat bridging that will remain in place for a limited time and can then be redeployed forward to maintain support to the manoeuvre force.

The new capability will include:

  • Floating Bridge System Modular Bridging System
  • Rapid Emplacement Bridges
  • Footbridge

This project also includes the Life of Type Extension (upgrade) of Army’s existing Bridge Erection Propulsion Boats.

During 2017-18, this project will complete production of the Rapid Emplacement Bridges and Modular Bridging System and commence Operational Test and Evaluation of these bridges and the Floating Bridge System and the Footbridge.

Brand Australian Army; Royal Australian Air Force

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