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M1086 or M1086A1 5 ton Long-wheelbase Cargo Truck with MHE

The M1086 or M1086A1 5 ton Long-wheelbase Cargo Truck with MHE is a member of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV), providing tactical unit mobility and logistics for the U.S. Army and the other military services.

Curb Weight 25,106 lb 11,388 kg
Length 381 in 9,687 mm
Width 96 in 2,438 mm
Oper. Height 112 in 2,845 mm
Air Trans. Height 105.5 in 2,680 mm
Wheelbase 216.5 in 5,500 mm
Range (Min. Gr. Wt.) 300+ mi 483+ km
Approach Angle 40°
Departure Angle 21°
Payload 10,000 lb 4,536 kg
Towed Load (lb/kg) 21,000 lb 9,526 kg
Inside Cargo Bed Length 244 in 6,204 mm
Inside Cargo Bed Width 91 in 2,314 mm

MHE is Materials Handling Equipment, a crane added to the rear of the vehicle.

M1086 or M1086A1 5 ton Long-wheelbase Cargo Truck with MHE
M1086 or M1086A1 5 ton Long-wheelbase Cargo Truck with MHE.

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