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Titan



Overview


Titan

Titan AVLB with scissor bridge on public display in 2019.
Source: Vitaly V. Kuzmin - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
United Kingdom
Type
Bridgelayer
Entered service
2006
Status
In service
Development
Early 2000's
Developer
United Kingdom - BAE Systems Land Systems
Production
2003 (prototypes)
2006 - 2008 (series production)
Producer
United Kingdom - BAE Systems Land Systems
Number produced
33
Notable users
United Kingdom - Army

Details


Facts Titan
General
Origin
United Kingdom
Type
Bridge laying vehicle
Crew
3 (commander, driver, operator)
Dimensions
Weight
About 60 t with bridge
Length
About 11 m overall
About 8 m hull
Width
About 4 m
Height
About 4 m
Equipment
Bridge options
26 m scissor bridge
2x 12 m single section bridge
Construction time
2 minutes for scissor bridge
1.5 minute for single section bridge
Load class
MLC 70
Chassis
Chassis type
Tracked chassis, 6 roadwheels
Idler front and drive sprocket rear
Suspension
Hydropneumatic
Automotive
Engine
Perkins CV12-8A diesel
Power output
1.200 hp
Transmission
David Brown TN54 epicyclic, 6 forward, 2 reverse
Mobility
Max speed
55 km/h on road
40 km/h off road
Range
450 to 500 km
Obstacle crossing
Wall
0.9 m
Trench
2.3 m
Gradient
60 %
Slope
30 %
Fording
1 m
Protection
Armor type
Steel
NBC system
Yes
Smoke system
Exhaust diesel injection

Media


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