The GZQ-230heavypontoon bridge is a second-generation Chinese floating bridgemodelledon the Soviet pontoon bridge equipment. It is mounted on a XC-2200 5 ton truck chassis also developed in China.
The heavy pontoon bridge system has a maximumloadcapacity of 60 tons. If the maximumconfigurationis exercised the GZQ-230 can be capable of being connected to 14 other pontoon bridge systems or motor boats or acombinationin order to span up to 312 m.
The GZQ-230 pontoon bridge system is in service with the Bangladesh Army.