CHAPTER 3: Weapons and Equipment


Section VII: Engineer

Bridges

PMP Heavy Folding

MTU-20 AVLB

TMM-6

GSP Ferry

PMM-2 Ferry

MT-55

assembly data

bridge bay/ ramp bay

spans in set

32+4=36

1

4

1

length of span (m)

see table below

18

12.63 each

length of bridge (m)

see table below

20

68

20

18

roadway width (m)

see table below

3.3

4

3.54

capacity (mt)

see table below

50

60

50

42.5

50

assembly time (min)

see table below

5

20-60 day, 30-80 night

3-5

5

working party

see table below

2

12

4

remarks

Can span up to 100 m with only TMM-6, 125 m combined with MTUs.

 

PMP raft assembly data

40-ton

60-ton

80-ton

110-ton

170-ton

spans in set (bridge/ramp)

2/0

3/0

4/0

5/1

8/1

length (m)

13.5

20.3

27

39.3

59.6

roadway width (m)

6.5

6.5

6.5

6.5

6.5

assembly time (min)

8

10

12

15

20 est.

working party

6

9

12

18

27 est.

 

Amphibious Vehicles

K-61

PTS-M

PKP

PTS-2

weight, empty (kg)

9500

15000

3600

 
loaded, land

12500

22500

8600

 
loaded, water

14500

30000

8600

 
payload, land

3000

7500

5000

12000

water

5000

15000

5000

12000

troops

70

50

NA

70

cargo bay dimensions (m)

5.4 X 2.8

     
length (m)

9.1

11.5

10.3

11.5

width (m)

3.1

3.5

2.82

3.3

height (m)

2.1

3.4

2.2

 
speed, land (kph)

36

40

towed

 
water (kph)

10

15

towed

 
cruising range, land (km)

170

42.5

towed

 
slope, empty (degrees)

42

30

towed

 
loaded (degrees)

15

10

   
step (m)

0.65

0.65

   
trench (m)

3

2.5

   
crew

2

2

NA

2

remarks

12 K-61s can transport a battalion of artillery with prime movers.

Can carry 12 litters.

   

 

Earth Movers

MDK-2M ditcher

MDK-3 ditcher

BTM-3 ditcher

PZM-2 ditcher

BAT-2 route clearer

digging capacity (m3/hr)

120-300

400-500

540

80-250

250, 400 clearing

working speed (m/hr)

200-800

 

220-600

208

2.3-6.8

vehicle fighting positions per hour

7

12

14

NA

6

digging depth (m), single pass

0.8

1.7

1.5

1.5

NA

maximum

4.5

3

 

1.5

NA

digging width (m), single pass

4

4

0.6

1.1

NA

maximum

NA

NA

NA

3.5

NA

range (km)

500

 

500

 

500

weight (mt)

28

 

2.7

 

37.5

crew

2

 

2

 

2 + 8

protection

NBC filtration system, but susceptible to small arms fire.

     

NBC filtration system, bulletproof windows and armor.

remarks  

Not shown. Similar in appearance to MDK-2M.

   

2 mt crane with 7.3 m reach. 25 mt winch with 100 m of cable.

 

Minelayer

PMR-3

GMZ

UMZ

mine capacity

200 w BTR-152

208

11,520 PFM-1 or 720 POM-2 or 180 PTM-3

types

ATM-46, ATM-46M, ATM-72, ATM-75, TM-46

TM-62M, TM-62P3, TM-63, TM-57, TM-46, TMD-B, MVP-80

PFM-1, POM-2, PTM-3

work rate (kph)

4-6 burying, 6-8 surface laid

2-3 burying, 4-10 surface laid

7 minutes from traveling to firing.

mine spacing (m)

4 OR 5.5

5 or 10

variable

burial depth (mm)

more than 200

120 ground, 500 snow

NA

road speed (kph)  

50

80

weight (kg)

1,300

25,000

10,100

length (m)

5

8.7

7.1

width

2

3.2

2.5

height

2

2.7

2.973

crew

6

3-4

2

remarks  

Self-entrenching. Container reload time 20 minutes. Engine smoke generator.

1 canisters with 30 canister rounds each on the bed of a ZIL-131 truck. 1, 2 or 3 row minefields are laid by positioning the canisters. 1-row field is 15-240 deep. 3-row field is 150-1,500 deep.

 

Mine Clearers

KMT-4

KMT-5M

KMT-6M

KMT-7

operating speed (kph)

6-12

6-12

6-12

 
cleared lane width (mm)  

810 X 2

   
depth of clearance (mm)

100

100

100

 
installation/removal time (min)

15-20/5-10

30-45/8-13

15-20/5-10

 
weight (ton)  

7.5

   
weight on one wheel (ton)  

0.5

   
platforms

T-54, T-55, T-62

T-54, T-55, T-62, T-64

T-54, T-55, T-62

 
remarks

Three plows may be carried on a ZIL-131 3.5-t truck.

The KMT-5 is a KMT-4 mineclearing plow with a new roller set. Each vehicle gets one plow and one roller, but both cannot be used at once. 1 roller carried by KrAZ-255B 7.5t truck.

Three plows may be carried on a ZIL-131 3.5-t truck.

The replacement for the KMT-5.


Any changes from the 1998 OPFOR Battle Book are depicted in GREEN printing.  Last updated on 13 April, 1999
For any comments, additions, deletions, or modifications for this Battle Book contact
LTC Bill Bryan.

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