military load classification


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military load classification

A standard system in which a route, bridge, or raft is assigned class number(s) representing the load it can carry. Vehicles are also assigned number(s) indicating the minimum class of route, bridge, or raft they are authorized to use. See also route classification.
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The deployment of a 30m bridge shall be possible in approximately 45 minutes.Close Support and General Support systems must facilitate unrestricted crossings up to a Military Load Classification of 100 Tracked (Challenger 2 Use Case) as well as wheeled traffic and must be compliant with the Tri-Lateral Design and Test Code (TDTC).Planning Assumption for Service Entry (PASE) is 2022.Out of Service Date (OSD) is planned for 2040.

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