Accession Number : ADA493539


Title :   Jet Propellant (JP)-8 Fuel Evaluation Test Mk II - Reset (Mk II R) Bridge Erection Boat (BEB)


Corporate Author : ABERDEEN TEST CENTER MD SUPPORT EQUIPMENT DIV


Personal Author(s) : Jones, Charlie C


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a493539.pdf


Report Date : Oct 2008


Pagination or Media Count : 21


Abstract : The primary mission of the bridge erection boat (BEB) is to assist U.S. Army Multirole Bridge Company (MRBC) units in maneuvering, constructing, and operating the improved ribbon bridge (IRB) during bridging and rafting operations. As a secondary function, the BEB can be used as a safety boat or for troop and cargo transport and patrol and reconnaissance missions. The BEB is a 27- by 8-ft aluminum hull, twin engine, twin hydrojet-powered vessel. The Mk II R is powered by twin Cummins 6BT 5.9-L, six-cylinder 359-in.3, 210-hp marine diesel engines equipped with Delphi rotary fuel injection pumps.


Descriptors :   *JET ENGINE FUELS , *BOATS , ARMY EQUIPMENT , HYDROJET ENGINES , MARINE ENGINES , MILITARY BRIDGES , FUEL INJECTION , DIESEL ENGINES , TEST AND EVALUATION


Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Reciprocating and Rotating Engines
      Fuels


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE