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MKII Bridge Boat: A Plug for the Drain Plug
By | Dec. 30, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 794 (Jan 19), p. 19. Rain can play havoc with the batteries on your MKII bridge boat. The batteries sit in the hull, so if enough rain collects there, the batteries short out!...

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BEB BII Locking Pliers
By | June 4, 2020
Get the 6-in long nose locking pliers for the bridge erection boat (BEB) using NSN 5120-01-601-5168. The pliers are stowed in the tool bag that’s in the console starboard storage box. This NSN is missing from Item 26 in Table...

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BEB BII Mooring Line
By | June 3, 2020
Get a 20-ft, 5/8-in mooring line for the bridge erection boat (BEB) with NSN 4020-01-666-6693. It’s stowed in the boat’s port waterjet compartment. This NSN is missing from Item 23 in Table 2 of the basic issue items (BII)...

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BEB BII Crate
By | May 29, 2020
Get a basic issue item (BII) crate using NSN 3990-01-671-2750. It’s stowed in the bridge erection boat’s (BEB) starboard waterjet compartment, one forward and one aft.  The crate’s NSN is missing from Item 7 in Table 2 of the...

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BEB BII Inspection Light
By | May 29, 2020
Get a 24-volt inspection light for the bridge erection boat (BEB) with NSN 6230-01-655-3251. The light is stowed in the boat’s console starboard storage box. This NSN is missing from Item 22 in Table 2 of the basic issue...

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BEB BII Crew Station Enclosure Port NSN
By | May 26, 2020
Get the bridge erection boat’s (BEB) crew station enclosure (port) using NSN 5410-01-656-2293. It’s stowed in the boat’s crew station enclosure bag that’s in the port waterjet compartment...

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BEB BII Crew Station Enclosure Starboard
By | May 26, 2020
Order the bridge erection boat’s (BEB) crew station enclosure (starboard) with NSN 5410-01-656-2299.  It’s stowed in the crew station enclosure bag in the port waterjet compartment...

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BEB BII Heater Hose
By | May 18, 2020
Get a heater hose with connectors for the bridge erection boat (BEB) with NSN 4720-01-666-7336. This hose is stowed in the boat’s port waterjet compartment...

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BEB BII Back Cushion
By | May 12, 2020
Get a back cushion for the bridge erection boat (BEB) with NSN 2540-01-652-9733.  Make a note in Item 12 of the basic issue items (BII) listed in Table 2 on Page 0131-6 of TM 5-1940-324-10 (Aug 17) until the NSN shows up in a...

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BEB BII Bungee Cord
By | May 12, 2020
You can get a 24-in bungee cord with nylon hooks for the bridge erection boat (BEB) with the newly assigned NSN 4020-01-659-5808. This cord secures the bridge erection boat’s mast in the lowered position...

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BEB BII Retaining Clip
By | May 6, 2020
Get the retaining clip that holds the bridge erection boat’s (BEB) life ring with NSN 5975-01-660-7993. The retaining clip is mounted on the crew station starboard crew protection kit or surrogate panel. ...