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Armoured vehicle-launched bridge

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  1. a combat support vehicle, sometimes regarded as a subtype of combat engineering vehicle, designed to assist militaries in rapidly deploying tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles across rivers

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  2. in the World War II era that that the importance of armoured bridge-layers, as well as combat engineering vehicles and armoured recovery vehicles, became fully clear

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  3. usually built from a converted tank chassis (and hence a tracked vehicle), carries a folding metal bridge atop its chassis, often in 3 sections

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  4. 's job is to accompany armoured or infantry divisions to water crossings

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  5. When a river too deep for non-deep-wading vehicles is reached, and no bridge is conveniently located (or sufficiently sturdy, a substantial concern when moving 60-ton tanks), the bridge-layer unfolds and launches its bridge, a process that takes only

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