AFB

(redirected from Assault Float Bridge)
AcronymDefinition
AFBAmerican Foundation for the Blind
AFBAir Force Base
AFBApply for Benefits (various locations)
AFBAdvertisement for Bid
AFBAdaptation Fund Board (UN)
AFBArq Feedback
AFBAmt für Bodenmanagement (German: Office of Land Management)
AFBAthens First Bank (Synovus Bank)
AFBAssociation Française des Banques (French: French Banking Association)
AFBAge at First Birth
AFBArmed Forces Band (various locations)
AFBAmerican Foulbrood (a honeybee disease)
AFBAir Force Board (Air Force acquisitions functional group)
AFBAcid Fast Bacillus
AFBAcid-Fast Bacteria
AFBAtelier de Formation de Base (French: Basic Training Workshop)
AFBArbeitsstelle Friedensforschung Bonn (German: Peace Research Information Unit Bonn)
AFBAmerican Federal Bank (Fargo, ND)
AFBAssociation Française du Boxer (French: French Boxer Association; dog club)
AFBAssociation Féline Belge (French: Belgian Cat Association; Belgium)
AFBAssociation des Familles de Besançon (French: Association of Families of Besançon; Besançon, France)
AFBAssociation Française des Bentrideurs (French: French Bentriders Association; recumbent cycling organization)
AFBAutofluorescence Bronchoscopy
AFBAlcoholic Fruit Beverage
AFBAlternative Fall Break (various schools)
AFBApplication for Benefits
AFBAtmospheric Fluidized Bed
AFBAuthorized Foreign Bank (Canada)
AFBAnti-Friction Bearing
AFBAway from Brain
AFBAnaerobic Fluidized Bed
AFBAmiga Format Bulletin (mailing list)
AFBAirframe Bulletin
AFBAssault Float Bridge
AFBAortofemoral Bypass (medical procedure)
AFBAdhesive-Free Bond (trademark of Onyx Optics, Inc.)
AFBAlcohol Free Beverage
AFBAluminum Four Barrel (auto carburetor)
AFBAmerican Farm Bureau, Inc.
AFBArmed for Battle (band)
AFBAward Fee Board
AFBAnderson Ferry Boat (Cincinnati, Ohio)
AFBAfri-Can FoodBasket (Canada)
AFBArc Fault Breaker (electrical)
AFBAdministrative Faldskærms Bestemmelser
AFBAbsolute Fairness Bounds
AFBAktion für Berlin (German Political Party)
AFBAxial Flow Blower
AFBAssociation Francaise des Bourses
AFBAccelerated Forward Backward (radar image analysis)
AFBAmerican Four Barrel (carburetor)
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The Qayyarah Bridge was eventually over-bridged with a dry support bridge and later replaced with an assault float bridge. The assault float bridge is a tactical bridge with a low silhouette that is not necessarily designed to remain in place for a long time.
The battalion consists of three separate engineer companies: the 38th Engineer Company (Medium Girder Bridge [MGB]), the 320th Engineer Company (Topographic), and the 502d Engineer Company (Assault Float Bridge [AFB]).
The ribbon bridge is the theater's primary assault float bridge. Both ROK and U.S.
Additionally, the TBMP provides guidance on the appropriate forward movement of assault float bridges in the forward combat zone and the timely replacement of military bridging in the corps rear areas and communications zone.
* One hundred percent of the assault float bridges will be leap-frogged from one river crossing to the next, excluding the additional assets allocated for maintenance and loss or damage.
* Assault float bridges must be replaced by support or LOC bridging.
contingency bridging operations on the Sava River in Bosnia in 1995, we estimated three different factors for maintenance and loss or damage to assault float bridges: 10 percent for supporting-effort river crossings, 20 percent for main-effort river crossings conducted early in the campaign, and 30 percent for main-effort river crossings conducted in support of decisive operations later in the campaign.
During its 1999 annual training at Camp Ripley, the 164th Engineer Battalion (C)(M) from Minot, North Dakota, used a Mississippi River crossing operation conducted by its 957th Engineer Company (Assault Float Bridge) from Bismarck, North Dakota, to develop and test the concept of using administrative GIS data layers to support tactical operations.
* Bridging -- emplaced three assault float bridges (AFBs) and one medium Mabey-Johnson bridge (MJB) (Float), conducted two long-term rafting operations, and maintained eight bridges.