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The MK II is a work boat used to support U.S. Army Multi-Role Bridge Company (MRBC) units. MK II is known as Combat Support Boat (CSB) or Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) and is a 27 foot aluminum hull with dual jet drives. The MK II primary purpose is to assist in the construction and operation of both the Improved Float Bridge (IFB) and the Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB). The MK II's function is to maneuver launched bridge bays and position them for the construction of a bridge or raft. In addition the MK II's serve as floating anchors by providing propulsion against water currents, and as propulsion units raft assemblies. Their secondary purpose is to serve as safety boats, troop and cargo carriers, support reconnaissance missions, patrol inland waters, and assist in maritime construction projects and diving operation.