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Heavy Military Trucks
Military heavy trucks (larger than five ton rated capacity) are employed for every type of tactical and support mission. This chart includes many of the heavy trucks utilized by the U.S. military since World War II.
Training drivers from the 1158th Transportation Company of Black River Falls, Beloit and Tomah, WI, at South Post, Fort McCoy, WI, 2003. Tractor is M-1070 HETS.
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U.S. military heavy trucks is found on the linked page. See also U.S. 2 1/2 ton and 5 ton trucks.
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photos of trucks, artillery, tanks, halftracks, armored cars, tank destroyers, jeeps and more, visit the linked page.
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U.S. Military Heavy Trucks
In this chart of military heavy trucks, click on the photo link to go to the page of photos and information for the specific truck.
White 666 Corbitt Model 50SD6 / White Model 666 6 Ton Truck 6x6 (G512 & G514)
Mack NM 6 Ton 6x6 Truck (G535)
Mack NO 7 1/2 Ton 6x6 Truck (G532)
Diamond T M20 Truck, 12-ton, 6x4 (G-159)
M-8 Tank Transporter
M-15 Trailer M-26 Heavy Transporter 6x6 Tractor & M-15 Semi-Trailer
Truck, Tractor, 10 Ton, 6x6 (G-792)
Truck, Cargo, 10-ton, 6x6 (G-792)
GOER 8-ton Truck series including M-559 Tanker and M-553 wrecker
Truck, Tractor, HET, 8x8
Truck, Tractor, C-HET, 8x6
M915 Series Heavy Trucks
M-1070 HETS Heavy Equipment Transporter System (Oshkosh)
w/M-1000 Semi-trailer. Primary function is to transport 70 ton Main Battle Tank.
8x8 Truck, Tactical, 10-Ton, 8X8, MAN
M1001, M1002, M1013, M1014
Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck Series of 10-Ton, 8x8 Vehicles
Palletized Load System (PLS) Series of Vehicles
USMC Logistics Vehicle System
USMC Logistics Vehicle System Replacement