To additional assist the Ukrainian land forces, German Federal Minister Lambrecht has determined to ship a bundle of 16 BIBER armoured bridge-laying automobiles. Supply of the primary six methods will happen later this yr, beginning within the fall. Ten extra methods will comply with subsequent yr. The general bundle consists of sixteen armoured bridge-laying automobiles in addition to transport, restore and coaching. With the BIBER, the Ukrainian troops can overcome water or obstacles in battle. The announcement comes days after it emerged Germany had given the inexperienced mild to a request by the protection firm Krauss-Maffei Wegmann to provide 100 Panzerhaubitze 2000 howitzers for the Ukrainian Military.

The Biber (Beaver) is a bridge-laying tank made in Germany. It belongs to the group of fight assist automobiles and relies on the chassis of the Leopard 1. The hull of the Biber is sort of equivalent to that of the Leopard 1 MBT however with out the unique turret. Along with the German Armed Forces, the Armed forces of Australia, Chile, Denmark, Italy (64 manufactured by OTO-Melara), Canada, the Netherlands and Poland use the bridge-layer. The whole quantity is 145 automobiles. It’s a extremely cellular, quickly deployable assault bridge that can be utilized to span pure and man-made obstacles on the battlefield.


German Military BIBER Armoured Bridge-laying Autos

The bridge-laying tank with the eponymous speedy tank bridge Biber is meant to beat cuts in terrain comparable to our bodies of water and gorges as much as 20 meters extensive in fight, relying on the character of the terrain. The speedy armored bridge is 22 meters lengthy, 4 meters extensive and might be laid out underneath armor safety inside 2 to three minutes [. Their weight is about 9.94 tons. The design is permitted for the army load class (MLC) 60 or as much as about 55 tons. The crew consists of two troopers, the driving force and the commander. The bridge-layer is unarmed, however has a smoke system .

Hull of the Biber bridgelayer is sort of equivalent to that of the Leopard 1 MBT. This army automobile is powered by MTU MB 838 Ca-500 multi-fuel diesel engine, growing 830 hp. Engine and transmission might be changed in discipline situations inside 20 minutes. The torsion bar suspension consists of seven highway wheels. A front-mounted hydraulic stabilizer blade might be additionally used as a dozer blade to arrange the bridging sight, though this operation is often carried out by different engineering automobiles.

German Army BIBER Armoured Bridge-laying Vehicles
German Military BIBER Armoured Bridge-laying Autos