Major Pieces of Equipment of the 20th Engineers
The M113A3 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) is the battalion's basic vehicle for command and control (battalion commander, company commanders, and platoon leaders) and is the transporter of combat engineer squads and their equipment. [Link to technical information] In this picture, note the M9 ACE to the right of the APCs.
The M9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) is the battalion's multipurpose earthmover. It is optimized for mobility operations, fast enough to accompany far-ranging armored attacks, and tough enough for pushing through obstacles and excavating fighting positions. [Link to technical information]
The M60 Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge (AVLB) is the battalion's armored bridge layer. It is one of the oldest pieces of equipment in the battalion. [Link to technical information]
Engineer leaders are equipped with a computer system, Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2), to provide command and control within their own units, and as part of the wider combined arms team. [Link to technical information]