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M-715 5/4 Ton Truck

Approximately 33,000 M-715 Truck, Cargo, 5/4 Ton, 4X4 were built for the U.S. military by Kaiser Jeep, delivered from 1967 to 1969. Variant of this truck are the M-725 1 1/4 ton, 4x4 Ambulance and the M-726 Truck, 1 1/4 ton, 4x4 Telephone Maintenance.

Manuals for the M-715 family of trucks will be numbered TM9-2320-244-xx where the xx represents the maintenance level. For example, Operators Manual is TM 9-2320-244-10.

The M-715 trucks were replaced by Dodge CUCV (Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle) trucks starting in 1976 and 1977.

For more information, see this Olive-Drab.com page about the M715 5/4 ton truck.

Kaiser Jeep M-715 Truck, Cargo, 5/4 Ton, 4X4
Kaiser Jeep M-715 Truck, Cargo, 5/4 Ton, 4X4

Today in WW II: 20 Apr 1945 Northern Italy: US 5th Army breaks out beyond the Apennines, into the broad Po River Valley, forcing retreat across the Po by forces of German Gen. Heinrich Von Vietinghoff.   

Kaiser Jeep M-715 1 1/4 Ton Truck Photos

Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the Kaiser Jeep M-715 at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup:

Truck, Maintenance, 1 1/4 Ton, 4x4, Telephone, W/Winch, M726 by Kaiser Jeep.  The M726 is a variant of the Kaiser Jeep M-715 5/4 ton cargo truck.
Interior of the rear compartment, Ambulance, 1 1/4-ton 4x4 M725, a variant of the M715 Cargo Truck.
1967 Kaiser Jeep 1-1/4 Ton 4x4 M715 Cargo Truck owned by John and Pamela Cheney II, North Baltimore OH. Painted as a vehicle serving with the US Army in Vietnam, this vehicle was purchased in 2005.  Photo taken at the Vintage Aircraft Gathering, National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright Field, Dayton, OH, 27-28 September 2008.
Kaiser Truck, Ambulance, 1 1/4 ton, 4x4 M725 at the New York City Veterans Day parade, 11 November 2013.  Photo courtesy Phil Gilson.
Truck, Cargo, 1 1/4-ton 4x4 M715 with S-250/G Electrical Equipment Shelter. The shelter is constructed of aluminum and designed to house various communication configurations. It weighs 630 pounds and has a payload of 1,900 pounds when transported by the M715 Cargo Truck. The shelter is RFI shielded and incorporates a combination sling for lift and tie-down to the vehicle.
Truck, Cargo, 1 1/4-ton 4x4 M715.

Kaiser Jeep M-715 1 1/4 Ton Truck Photo Gallery

Airmen offload an M-715 5/4 ton truck from a C-130 Hercules aircraft, 19 February 1978
Airmen offload an M-715 5/4 ton truck from a C-130 Hercules aircraft, 19 February 1978.

Restored M715.  Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt
Restored M715. Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt of www.MotoeXotica.com

Restored M715.  Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt
Restored M715. Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt of www.MotoeXotica.com

Restored M715.  Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt
Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt of www.MotoeXotica.com

Restored M715.  Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt
Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt of www.MotoeXotica.com

Restored M715.  Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt
Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt of www.MotoeXotica.com

Restored M715.  Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt
Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt of www.MotoeXotica.com

Restored M715.  Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt
Photo: Courtesy of Scott Brandt of www.MotoeXotica.com

M715 Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Symanski of Tactical Truck
M715 Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Symanski of Tactical Truck.

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