MS-20 Daglezja bridge layer live demonstration Obrum MSPO 2017 Poland
The Polish Company Obrum performs a live demonstration with its MS-20 Daglezja towed support mobile bridge at MSPO 2017, the International Defense Industry Exhibition in Poland. The MS-20 Daglezja was unveiled during the edition 2008 of MSPO and first vehicles were delivered to the Polish Army in December 2012.
In February 2015, the Polish Armament Inspectorate has agreed the purchase of ten MS-20 bridge layers. According to Polish military source, the Polish Army could acquire up to 50 MS-20 bridge layers to support its Leopard 2A4 and 2A5 main battle tanks.
The MS-20 Daglezja bridge layer is designed to assist armed forces to move heavy vehicles, third-generation main battle tanks and 155mm self-propelled howitzers across water obstacles and trenches in combat operations.
The spans of the bridge are mounted on 6x6 trailer which is towed by a JELCZ C662D.43 6x6 military truck tractor. The truck's gross vehicle weight is 24,000kg and curb weight is 14,500kg. The MS-20 Daglezja is operated by two soldiers, seated in a two-door cabin.
The bridge layer is foldable and requires 15 minutes to lie in a position. It has a length of 42m with span complex put in place and of 16.5m with span on the saddle. It supports a mass of up to 47.9t.
The MS-20 Daglezja bridge allows tracked or wheeled military vehicles to cross obstacles of width up to 20m.