M747 Semi-Trailer, Low Bed, Heavy Equipment Transporter, 60 ton
The Semitrailer, Low Bed, Heavy Equipment Transporter, 60 ton, M747 is a 16-wheel vehicle designed for use as a heavy equipment transporter operating on highways and secondary roads. The semitrailer has off road capability to bypass road obstructions, to reach vehicle collecting points, and to reach areas for concealment.
The M747 semitrailer consists of a frame assembly, with a gooseneck at the front and flat bed at the rear, loading and un-loading ramps, walking beam suspension system, air suspension system, air brake system, a 24-volt electrical system, and a series of rollers used to guide winch cables during loading and unloading operations.
The maintenance manual for the M747 Semitrailer is TM 9-2330-294-14. The M747 semitrailer is identified by NSN 2330-00-089-7265.