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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:

M-931A2 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 manufactured by the BMY division of Harsco Corporation in 1990. Courtesy eBay seller thebeastisbest.
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.
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.
Soldiers from the California Army National Guard, 980th Supply & Service Battalion, performs driver training in an M813 5-ton 6x6 cargo truck with an M149 water trailer attached, followed by an M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5 Ton, 6x6 pulling an M871 semitrailer, on the Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, Dublin, CA, 8 August 2002.
Dataplate for M-931A2 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 manufactured by the BMY division of Harsco Corporation in 1990. Courtesy eBay seller merchantsofstuff.
An AN/TRC-34 teletype radio center van, and its M931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6, w/o winch, hidden under camouflage netting alongside a building at the Edingen Transceiver Station, 24 Mar 1986

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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