M1093 or M1093A1 5 ton Cargo Truck LVAD or LAPES/AD
The M1093 or M1093A1 5 ton Cargo Truck LVAD or LAPES/AD 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.
This version of the 5 ton FMTV is designed to carry troops or cargo after being airdropped from C130 aircraft using the LVAD or LAPES/AD delivery systems:
- LVAD = Low Velocity Air Drop
- LAPES/AD = Low Altitude Parachute Extraction System/Air Drop
Delivery in this way does not require a landing strip.
The M1093 or M1093A1 have drop sides on the cargo body as well as optional troop seats, top bows and canvas cover.
||20,939 lb 9,498 kg
||273 in 6,928 mm
||96 in 2,438 mm
||112 in 2,845 mm
|Air Trans. Height
||105.5 in 2,680 mm
||161 in 4,100 mm
|Range (Min. Gr. Wt.)
||300+ mi 483+ km
||10,000 lb 4,536 kg
||21,000 lb 9,596 kg
M1093 or M1093A1 5 ton Cargo Truck LVAD LAPES/AD