Accession Number:

ADA493539

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ABERDEEN TEST CENTER MD SUPPORT EQUIPMENT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Reciprocating and Rotating Engines
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE