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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.  The M870A2 is a three axle Medium Heavy Equipment Transporter (MHET) that is replacing the M870A1 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.
Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, M931A1.  The M931A1 is a tractor variant of the M939 series of 5 ton trucks. It is equipped with a fifth wheel used to tow semitrailers with loads up to 37,500 pounds cross-country and 55,000 pounds on highways. This truck is equipped with a pintle hook for hauling eye-hook trailer loads. Fully loaded, the M931A1 is capable of a maximum cruising range of 300 miles. The fifth wheel cannot pivot more than 21 degrees up, 15 degrees down or 7 degrees sideways. For this reason, cross-country semitrailer operations are limited to easy grades over known terrain.
Dataplate for M-931A2 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 manufactured by the BMY division of Harsco Corporation in 1990. Courtesy eBay seller merchantsofstuff.
Containerized cargo of the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade is loaded aboard the Maersk class maritime prepositioning ship SS CPL. LOUIS J. HAUGE JR, Wilmington, NC, 15 March 1985. The container is being lifted from an M871 senitrailer towed by an M931 5-ton 6x6 tractor.
M932 tractor lifted on board USNS Capella (T-AKR-293), Ft. Stewart, GA, 19 Jul 1995.  This would be M931 if no winch.
Lead by an M931 Truck, Tractor: 5-ton, 6x6 pulling a semitrailer, a convoy of trucks from the 1055th Transportation Company, Lawrence, SC, depart Crane Army Ammunition Activity, Indiana, after delivering a cargo of munitions scheduled for demilitarization 14 June 2011. This convoy is part of Operation Golden Cargo.

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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