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US Marine Corps Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) Tractor

The TRUCK TRACTOR, 10X10, LOGISTICS VEHICLE SYSTEM REPLACEMENT (LVSR), MKR16 is the tractor (fifth wheel) variant of the US Marine Corps LVSR heavy truck.

the LVSR 5th Wheel or Tractor variant tows heavy engineer equipment and combat vehicles with the M870A2 40 ton Medium Heavy Equipment Trailer (MHET). The first LVSR tractors are expected to be in-service by 2011.

Truck Tractor, 10x10, Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR), MKR16.  Photo:  Oshkosh Defense
Truck Tractor, 10x10, Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR), MKR16. Photo: Oshkosh Defense.

The MKR16 tractor is a 10x10 truck designed for use on improved roads, highways, and cross-country terrain. The tractor is capable of towing the M870 series semi-trailers over improved gravel roads with a 100,000 lbs. payload on the trailer. The tractor is equipped with a 60,000 lbs. self-recovery winch to winch equipment onto the trailer. The LVSR tractor will replace the LVS MK48/16 and corresponding A1 models.

Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) Tractor Characteristics

Cab Seating 2 person
Axle Configuration 10x10 (five axles) All-Wheel Drive
Curb Weight 50,000 lbs. (22680 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) 107,000 lbs. (48534 kg)
Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) 181,000 lbs. (82100 kg)
Length 409.8 in. (10409 mm)
Width 98 in. (2489 mm)
Height 122.3 in. (3106 mm)
Reducible Height 102 in. (2591 mm)
Track 80.7 in. (2050 mm)
Wheelbase 213.5 in. (5423 mm)
Maximum Speed 65 mph (105 kph)
Tires Ten 16.00 R20 XZL with Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS)
Fuel Capacity 166 gal. (628.4 liter)
Cruising Range 300 mi. (483 km)
Fording 60 in. (1524 mm) without kits
Air Transportability C5A, C17 aircraft
Engine CAT C15 600HP
Transmission Allison® 7-speed automatic
Transfer Case Oshkosh® single-speed
Suspension Oshkosh® TAK-4® independent all wheels
Steering 4 axle steering: 1, 2, 4 and 5
Fifth Wheel Holland Kompensator ® 3.5 in. (89 mm) Kingpin
Recovery Winch DP Winch 60,000 lbs. (27216 kg) capacity 10,000 lbs. (4536 kg) side pull capacity
Manufacturer Oshkosh Truck Corporation

TRUCK TRACTOR, 10X10, LOGISTICS VEHICLE SYSTEM REPLACEMENT (LVSR), MKR16 has been assigned NSN 2320-01-542-9941.

Truck Tractor, 10x10, Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR), MKR16.  Photo:  Oshkosh Defense
Truck Tractor, 10x10, Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR), MKR16. Photo: Oshkosh Defense.

Truck Tractor, 10x10, Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR), MKR16.  Photo:  Oshkosh Defense
Truck Tractor, 10x10, Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR), MKR16. Photo: Oshkosh Defense.

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