Discusses conceptual bridging solutions using panel bridge systems
(Parsippany, New Jersey) – 30 November 2016 – Eugene Sobecki, National Sales Manager at Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, was a featured speaker at NATO’s Military Engineering Centre of Excellence (MILENG COE) Bridging Symposium, held November 29, 2016 in Ingolstadt, Germany. The event was part of the MILENG COE’s Information Exchange Seminar 2016.
Mr. Sobecki’s presentation was on Conceptual Bridging Solutions Using Panel Bridge Systems. Acrow’s structures are capable of supporting the newer live load requirements coupled with longer clear spans to meet the 2020 military needs. Other topics discussed during the symposium included current dry-gap and wet-gap bridging concepts, tactical bridges for military and disaster relief solutions, ground mobility solutions and logistic bridging on NATO operations.
“Acrow Bridge has a long history of working with military and civilian partners in providing both temporary and permanent bridging solutions to address time-sensitive infrastructure needs,” said Sobecki. “In addition to ongoing deployment needs, Acrow’s modular steel structures are ideal for use in responding quickly to national emergencies, including natural disasters such as landslides, avalanches, earthquakes and floods. Our components can be quickly transported, assembled, and reused wherever they are needed.”
The MILENG COE is an International Military Organization in accordance with the NATO Paris Protocol, manned and funded by contributions from 16 sponsoring NATO nations. It is accredited by NATO and it is a member of the Centre of Excellence network coordinated by Headquarters Supreme Allied Command for Transformation in support of NATO, the COE’s sponsoring nations and other customers. Its purpose is to provide recognized MILENG expertise and experience to enable the continued development of Sponsoring Nations and Alliance military engineering capability and interoperability. It also provides opportunities to enhance education and training, to assist in doctrine development and/or to test and validate concepts through experimentation.
About Acrow Bridge
Acrow Bridge has been serving the transportation and construction industries for more than 60 years with a full line of modular steel bridging solutions for vehicle, rail, vessel, military and pedestrian use. Acrow’s extensive international presence includes its leadership in the development and implementation of bridge infrastructure projects in over 80 countries, covering Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, please visit www.acrow.com.
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