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M929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6

The M-929 Truck, Dump: 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 M929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 is the same vehicle as the M930 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 except that the M930 has a front mounted winch.

The dimensions of the M-929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 are:

  • Length: 273 inches
  • Width: 98 inches
  • Height: 117 1/2 inches

Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-929 5 Ton 6x6 Dump Truck at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup.

M-929 5-ton 6x6 Dump Truck Photo Gallerey

US Navy Seabee M-929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 participating in Hurricane Katrina cleanup, Biloxi, MS, 4 September 2005.
US Navy Seabee M-929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 participating in Hurricane Katrina cleanup, Biloxi, MS, 4 September 2005.

USMC M-929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 from the 3rd Transport Support Bn, Combat Service Support Detachment attached to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, (3/8), on the dock at Subic Bay, Philippines, February 2003
USMC M-929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 from the 3rd Transport Support Bn, Combat Service Support Detachment attached to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, (3/8), on the dock at Subic Bay, Philippines, February 2003.

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 (Seabees) M-929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 with .50 caliber M-2 machine gun, Operation Desert Storm, February 1991
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 (Seabees) M-929 Truck, Dump: 5-ton, 6x6 with .50 caliber M-2 machine gun, Operation Desert Storm, February 1991.

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