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HEMTT M985 Truck, Cargo: 10-Ton, 8x8 with HD Materiel Handling Crane
The M985 Truck, Cargo: 10-Ton, 8x8 with HD Materiel Handling Crane is one of the US Military family of Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT). General information about the HEMTT series is found on the linked page.
As described in TM 9-2320-279-10-1, the M985 is a cargo vehicle with 68,000-lb (30 800 kg) GVWR and 100,000-lb (45 400 kg) GCWR. The vehicle is equipped with a material handling crane with 5,400-lb (2,452 kg) load capacity at 16.5 ft (5.0 m) boom radius and has an 18-foot cargo body. The M985E1 is a cargo vehicle with 58,000-lb (26,332 kg) GVWR and 100,000-lb (45,400 kg) GCWR. That vehicle is equipped with a material handling crane with 5,400-lb (2,452 kg) load capacity at 16.5 ft (5.0 m) or 4,500-lb (2,043 kg) at 20.5 ft (6.25 m). Maximum reach in knuckle position (inner boom 10° - 15° above horizontal and outer boom horizontal) is 20.5 ft (6.25 m).
The M985 HEMTT is similar to the M977 HEMTT Cargo Truck but with heavier load rating for the truck and its material handling crane.
The M985 variants have these NSNs: