M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6

The M-923 Truck, Cargo, 5-ton, 6x6 is part of the M-939 Series of 5 ton 6x6 trucks. Details of the history, model numbers, and configurations of the M939-series of trucks are on the linked page.

The M923 is a dropside cargo truck of standard wheelbase. The M925 is the same vehicle equipped with a winch. USMC M923 (and M925) cargo trucks had an updated dropside cargo body with five drop sections (one rear, two on each side), compatible with ISO containers.

M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6
M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6.

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M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6

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M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6
M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6. Thanks to Jeff Symanski of Tactical Truck for proper ID.

M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6
M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6

M-923 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6
Marine M923A1 Truck, Cargo 5 Ton 6x6 from Small Craft Company, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, NC, 15 October 1999. This truck has the ISO dropside body.