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Armoured Vehicle-Launched Bridge (AVLB)
« on: July 15, 2022, 12:07:09 PM »
Army's Israeli-made AVLBs now for inspection
By Priam Nepomuceno
July 14, 2022,

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MANILA – The Philippine Army (PA) on Thursday said it will subject to a post-delivery technical inspection the two units of armored vehicle-launched bridge (AVLB) that were earlier shipped to the Batangas Port last July 12.

"The AVLBs will be inspected by the Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee of the Department of National Defense’s Procurement Service before acceptance and deployment to the Army's engineer combat battalions," said PA spokesperson, Col. Xerxes Trinidad.

He added that these AVLBs were procured through a Philippine-Israel government-to-government deal, and are part of Horizon Two of the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program.

"The assets will boost the capabilities of Army engineer combat battalions in supporting maneuver units by providing mobility during operations," Trinidad said.

The AVLB is a combat support vehicle, sometimes regarded as a sub-type of military engineering vehicle, designed to assist militaries in rapidly deploying tanks and other armored vehicles across rivers or other gap-type obstacles.

“These past 125 years, we have seen the Philippine Army grow into a professional and capable Army for our country. And as the Army’s modernization program progresses, we are looking at a very bright future for our land force,” said Army commander Lt. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner Jr. (PNA)

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Re: Armoured Vehicle-Launched Bridge (AVLB)
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2022, 12:09:29 PM »
Philippine Army to inspect newly delivered Israeli-made AVLB armored vehicle-launched bridge
Thursday, 14 July 2022

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As reported by Priam Nepomuceno from the Philippine News Agency, the Philippine Army on July 14 said it will be subject to a post-delivery technical inspection the two units of the armored vehicle-launched bridge (AVLB) that were earlier shipped to the Batangas Port last July 12.

"The AVLBs will be inspected by the Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee of the Department of National Defense’s Procurement Service before acceptance and deployment to the Army's engineer combat battalions," said Philippine Army spokesperson, Col. Xerxes Trinidad, quoted by Priam Nepomuceno.

These AVLBs were procured through a Philippine-Israel government-to-government deal, and are part of Horizon Two of the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program.

Without any further technical detail available, it appears that this AVLB model is based on a Merkava chassis.

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Re: Armoured Vehicle-Launched Bridge (AVLB)
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2022, 12:14:18 PM »
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Game-changer Army combat engineer assets due for inspection

Two armored vehicle-launched bridge (AVLB) units that will provide game-changing capabilities for the Army’s engineer combat battalions are due for post-delivery technical inspection after they were shipped to the Batangas Port, Batangas City on July 12, 2022.

The AVLBs will be inspected by the Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee of the Department of National Defense’s Procurement Service before acceptance and deployment to the Army's engineer combat battalions.

The new combat engineer assets, procured through a Philippine-Israel government-to-government deal, are part of Horizon Two of the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program. The assets will boost the capabilities of Army engineer combat battalions in supporting maneuver units by providing mobility during operations.

The AVLB is a combat support vehicle, sometimes regarded as a sub-type of military engineering vehicle, designed to assist militaries in rapidly deploying tanks and other armored vehicles across rivers or other gap-type obstacles.

“These past 125 years, we have seen the Philippine Army grow into a professional and capable Army for our country. And as the Army’s modernization program progresses, we are looking at a very bright future for our land force,” the Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. Romeo S. Brawner, Jr., said. #

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Re: Armoured Vehicle-Launched Bridge (AVLB)
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2022, 06:06:15 PM »
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