Accession Number : ADD010849

Title :   Amphibious Vehicle Bridge Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Blink,J A ; Nieder,A E

Report Date : 21 Apr 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : An amphibious vehicle is disclosed including at least one outrigger pontoon member connected with the vehicle body for pivotal movement about a horizontal longitudinal pivot axis between retracted and laterally extended positions relative to the vehicle body. The pivot axis is adjacent the bottom portion of the vehicle body, seal means being provided for sealing the space between the vehicle body and the pontoon member. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Amphibious vehicles, Military bridges, Floating bodies, Pontoons, Storage, Extendable structures

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Surface Effect Vehicles & Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE