PLA Engineer Troops Build a 1km Floating Bridge in 27 Minutes


The 1150-meter bridge PLA engineer troops built in 27 minutes. Photo: PLA Daily

The 1150-meter bridge PLA engineer troops built in 27 minutes. Photo: PLA Daily

The 1150-meter bridge PLA engineer troops built in 27 minutes. Photo: PLA Daily

The 1150-meter bridge PLA engineer troops built in 27 minutes. Photo: PLA Daily

Smoke used as cover to avoid discovery by enemy reconnaissance airplane

Smoke used as cover to avoid discovery by enemy reconnaissance airplane. Photo: PLA Daily

Mil.huanqiu.com says in its report on August 30 that in a real-war drill on August 28, PLA engineer troops built a 1150-meter floating bridge across the Yangtze River in 27 minutes. The above are three photos of the bridge.

Source: mil.huanqiu.com “A 1km long bridge built in less than half an hour” (summary by Chan Kai Yee based on the report in Chinese)

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3 Comments on “PLA Engineer Troops Build a 1km Floating Bridge in 27 Minutes”

  1. Steve says:

    Should award the PLA soldiers gold medals.

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  2. Simon says:

    Probably take the yanks 3 weeks to build.

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    • Joseph says:

      Make that three years. In the aftermath of the Katrina flood, they were building ‘better’ levees. Twelve years on and another Katrina-sized flood, they are not even finished building the levees.

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