PRODUCT INFORMATION GXS GAP CROSSING SYSTEMS

 

Each GXS Gap CRossing Systems solution consists of only 2 components:

 

  • GXS Pontoon Element – providing buoyancy
  • Top Layer – providing a robust road surface for dismounted personnel and/or vehicles.

GXS Pontoon Element MK2 (new!)

The standard GXS system is constructed from extremely rugged pontoon elements measuring 325x50x250 centimeters (WxHxL). Each pontoon element has 5 internal chambers and 1 air-valve. Load carrying capacity of each pontoon element is 4,06 tons.

Load carrying capacity

The pontoon elements define the load carrying capacity. The standard configuration can easily carry a 4x4 plus trailer. The largest elements measure 10 meters (width) by 1 meter (height) and can carry loads up to 25 tons.

 

GXS Gap Crossing Systems – Load carrying capacity per individual MK2 pontoon element (length 2.500mm)
Height: 500mm Height: 670mm Height: 1.000mm
Width: 3.250mm 4,1 tons 4x4 type vehicles and dismounted infantry 5,4 tons Light Infantry Fighting Vehicle (G-CLASS) 8,2 tons Armoured Light Infantry Fighting Vehicle (G-CLASS)
Width: 5.000mm 6,3 tons Armoured Light Infantry Fighting Vehicle (G-CLASS) 8,4 tons Light Tactical Vehicle (L-ATV) 12,5 tons Light Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle (FENNEK)
Width: 10.000mm 12,5 tons Light Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle (FENNEK) 16,8 tons Armoured Personnel Carrier (BTR-80) 25 tons Armoured Fighting Vehicle (WARRIOR)

GXS Pontoon Element MK2

HOT NEWS: The new GXS Pontoon Element MK2 has just been launched:

  • Virtually indestructable
  • From heav-duty EPDM material
  • Best-of-class seaming
  • Very easy to repair on site
  • More flotation capacity
  • With extremely rugged carrying handles that also can be used for upstream anchoring.
  • Quicker to deploy because now with only 1 air-valve per pontoon element. 
Check out all new specifications

Various top layers

Our GXS gap crossing systems are available with 3 types of of top layers: our GXS LIGHT system uses flexible and rollable mats, our GXS HEAVY DUTY system uses rigid more robust 1x2 meters connectable ground plates, our GXS EXTREME DUTY uses connectable ground plates each measuring 2x4 meters.  

LIGHT HEAVY DUTY EXTREME DUTY
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Low volume

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Flexible in use

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Multi-purpose

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