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M-927 Truck, Cargo: 5-ton, 6x6 XLWB
The M-927 Truck, Cargo: 5-ton, 6x6 XLWB 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 dimensions of the M-927 Truck, Cargo: 5-ton, 6x6 XLWB are:
- Length: 402 1/4 inches
- Width: 97 1/2 inches
- Height: 116 inches
The M927 was produced both with and without a winch.
Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-927 5 Ton 6x6 at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup.
M-927 5-ton 6x6 Truck Photo Gallerey
Radar control unit of the 3rd Light Anti-aircraft Missile Battalion with mobile radar control van of an MIM-23 Hawk missile battery, Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, NC, 22 February 1986. Vehicle is M-927 Truck, Cargo: 5-ton, 6x6 XLWB with Extended Cargo Body.
Patriot missile battalion command and control element, the Information Coordination Central (ICC), mounted on M-927 truck. The ICC receives digital and voice data via a secure communications links to effectively perform air battle management by coordinating fires for the firing batteries and interfacing with higher echelon units and lateral battalions.
3rd Remotely Piloted Vehicle Platoon with a RQ-2A Pioneer RPV/UAV launcher mounted on an M-927 Truck, Cargo: 5-ton, 6x6 XLWB, Operation Desert Shield, 27 November 1990.
RQ-2A Pioneer RPV/UAV mounted on its twin rail catapult launcher on an M-927 Truck, Cargo: 5-ton, 6x6 XLWB, US Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), Twentynine Palms, CA, 14 April 1997.
M-927 Truck, Cargo: 5-ton, 6x6 XLWB loaded with troops in training, Fort Gordon, GA, 20 July 2005. Arabic sign is part of training.