MLC

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The Military Load Classification (MLC) is a system of standards used by NATO and the United States Department of Defense to classify the safe amount of load a surface can withstand. Load-carrying capacity are shown in whole numbers for vehicles, bridges, roads, and routes. Vehicles are classified by weight, type, and effect on routes. Bridges, roads, and routes are classified by physical characteristics, type and flow of traffic, effects of weather, and other special conditions.

weight classification for bridges following Stanag 2021
class tracked vehicles wheeled vehicles
40 36,3 t 42,6 t
50 45,4 t 52,6 t
80 72,6 t 83,5 t
100 90,7 t 104,3 t
120 108,9 t 125,2 t

How to Tag

mlc=<value>
mlc:oneway=<value>
mlc:wheeled=<value>
mlc:wheeled_oneway=<value>
mlc:tracked=<value>
mlc:tracked_oneway=<value>

<value> might be 40,50,80,100 or 120 (see table above)

Examples

Image Tag
Military-loading-class.jpg
mlc=50
mlc:oneway=100
Newmlcsign.jpg
mlc=30
Mlcboth.jpg
mlc:wheeled=30
mlc:wheeled_oneway=90
mlc:tracked=30
mlc:tracked_oneway=70

See also

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_Load_Classification

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Militärische_Lastenklasse (german)