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M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB
The M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB 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 primary missions of the M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB are to trasnport electronic base stations into the field, to serve as communications stations or electronic repiar stations.
The dimensions of the M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB are:
M-934A2 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB on a railroad flat car at Fort Eustis, VA, 24 February 2002.
M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB deployed for Exercise Reforger '91, 24 August 1991. Vessel in background is the Military Sealift Command vehicle cargo ship Cape Diamond (T-AKR-5055).
32nd Separate Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers secure an M-934 Truck, Van, Expansible: 5-ton, 6x6, XLWB to a flatbed rail car for transport to the port of Bremerhaven during Exercise Reforger '86, 3 February 1986.