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M3 Amphibious Bridging and Ferrying System

Crew

Three

Manufacturer

General Dynamics European Land Systems - Germany GmbH (GDELS-G GmbH)

Entry Into Service

1996

Overall Length

13.03m

Width

3.35m (side pontoons folded) 6.57m (side pontoons unfolded)

Height

3.93m

Wheel Base

6.5m

Chassis Clearance

0.7m

Weight

24.5t

Maximum Speed

80km/h (on road)

Climbing Capacity

60%

Maximum Load Capacity

Three 5t vehicles or equivalent

Laden Speed

9km/h

Unladen Speed

14km/h

Marine Propulsion

360° turn

Manoeuvre depth

up to 1.05m

Operational Water Currents

3.5m/s (11.5ft/s)

Type

Euro III standard engine

Power

298kW

Fuel

Diesel

Travel Range

750km
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