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M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6

The M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5 Ton 6x6 is part of the M-939 Series of 5 ton 6x6 trucks. Details of the history, model numbers, and configurations of the M939-series of trucks are on the linked page.

The dimensions of the M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 are:

  • Length: 286 inches
  • Width: 97 1/2 inches
  • Height: 91 3/4 inches

Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-931 5 Ton 6x6 Truck, Tractor at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup:

Semi-Trailer, Lowbed, 40-ton, Medium Heavy Equipment Transporter (MHET), M870A2-S.  The M870A2-S is a three axle Medium Heavy Equipment Transporter (MHET) that is replacing the M870A2 and is designed to haul a payload of 80,000 lbs. (40-ton) in conjunction with an LVS MK48/MK16 fifth wheel truck tractor, LVSR tractor, or a M931A2 truck tractor with reduced payload.
USMC Logistic Vehicle System (LVS) is offloaded the USNS REGULUS (AKR 292), Auckland Port, Gladstone, Australia. An M931 tractor sits to the right of the ramp during Exercise Crocodile 99, Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia,  17 Sep 1999
M932 tractor lifted on board USNS Capella (T-AKR-293), Ft. Stewart, GA, 19 Jul 1995.  This would be M931 if no winch.
Truck, Tractor, 7-ton, MK31/MK31A1, part of the US Navy & USMC Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) 7-ton 6x6 family of vehicles. The MK31A1, 7-ton tractor variant, replaces the M818, M931 and the M931A1 5-ton tractor series for the USMC.  The MK31A1 was procured as the prime mover for the MK970 5,000 gallon refueler. MK31A1 is referred to as 'ready to accept armor' (RTAA).
M931 5-ton 6x6 tractor is used to back a trailer onto the stern loading ramp of the Waterman class maritime prepositioning ship SS PFC. EUGENE A. OBREGON (T-AK 3006), Wilmington, NC, 15 March 1985. Equipment of the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade. is being loaded aboard the ship.
Semi-Trailer, Aircraft Refueler, 5000 Gallon, MK970.  The MK970 is a 5,000-gallon fuel dispensing semitrailer designed for under/over wing refueling of aircraft. It is equipped with a filter/separator, recirculation system and two refueling systems, one for under wing and one for over wing servicing.  The MK31 series MTVR tractor is the designated prime mover for the tanker.  The MK970 may also be towed by the M931 series 5-ton tractor at a reduced 3000 gallon capacity.  The MK970 can be loaded through the bottom or through the top fill openings.

M-931 5-ton 6x6 Truck, Tractor Photo Gallerey

Photo: M-931 tractor w/ XM-971E1 van trailer, courtesy of Jeff Symanski of Tactical Truck
Photo: M-931 tractor w/ XM-971E1 van trailer, courtesy of Jeff Symanski of Tactical Truck.

M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 being lifted on board the US Naval Ship Capella (T-AKR-293), Ft. Stewart, GA, 19 July 1995
M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 being lifted on board the US Naval Ship Capella (T-AKR-293), Ft. Stewart, GA, 19 July 1995.

M-931A1 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 towing a semi-trailer drives off a rail car, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, AZ, 29 September 1998.
M-931A1 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 towing a semi-trailer drives off a rail car, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, AZ, 29 September 1998.

M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 at Gladstone Port, Australia, 17 September 1999
M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 at Gladstone Port, Australia, 17 September 1999.

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