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M-1000 HETS Trailer

The US Army Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) consists of the Oshkosh Truck M-1070 Truck Tractor and the M-1000 Heavy Equipment Transporter Semi-trailer manufactured by Systems & Electronics, Inc., St Louis, MO. The HETS transports payloads up to 70 tons – primarily M1 Abrams tanks.

HETS operates worldwide on highways, secondary roads, and cross-country. The HETS has a number of features that significantly improve the mobility and overall performance of the system in a tactical environment. The M1070 tractor has front- and rear-axle steering, a central tire-inflation system, and cab space for six personnel to accommodate the two HETS operators and four tank crewmen. The M1000 semi-trailer has automatically steerable axles and a load-leveling hydraulic suspension.

The M-1000 Trailer is 622 inches long (51.8 feet) and 144.8 inches wide at the rear bumper (12.1 feet). The trailer has a curb weight of 50,000 pounds and can carry a payload of 140,000 pounds.

Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-1000 HETS Semitrailer at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup:

M1070 truck-tractor with M1000 semitrailer (HETS) carrying M1 Abrams tank, stopped to check bridge capacity.
US military armored vehicles sit on trailers of heavy equipment transport trucks (HETS) at a motor pool at Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq, 30 November 2011.  The M1070 HETS tractors with M1000 HETS trailers are carrying MRAP vehicles and a wheeled crane.
M-1070 HETS Heavy Equipment Transporter System (HETS) (Oshkosh)w/M-1000 Semi-trailer. Primary function is to transport M1 Abrams 70 ton Main Battle Tank.
M1070 truck-tractor with M1000 semitrailer (HETS) carrying M1 Abrams tank, as engineers check bridge capacity.
M1070 truck-tractor with M1000 semitrailer (HETS) carrying M1 Abrams tank, as engineers check bridge capacity.
M1070 truck-tractor with M1000 semitrailer (HETS) carrying M1 Abrams tank.

M-1000 HET Trailer Photo Gallery

U.S. Army Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) M-1000 Semi-trailer and M-1070 Truck Tractor carrying M1 Abrams MBT
U.S. Army Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) M-1000 Semi-trailer and M-1070 Truck Tractor carrying M1 Abrams MBT.

M-1000 Semi-trailer
M-1000 Semi-trailer.

U.S. Army Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) at 180th Transportation Battalion Motor Pool
U.S. Army Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) at 180th Transportation Battalion Motor Pool.

M-1000 Semi-trailer dataplate. Photo: Courtesy Bob Pettit
M-1000 Semi-trailer dataplate. Photo: Courtesy Bob Pettit.

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