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M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6

The M-931 Truck, Tractor, 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 dimensions of the M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 are:

  • Length: 286 inches
  • Width: 97 1/2 inches
  • Height: 91 3/4 inches

Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the M-931 5 Ton 6x6 Truck, Tractor at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup.

M-931 5-ton 6x6 Truck, Tractor Photo Gallerey

Photo: M-931 tractor w/ XM-971E1 van trailer, courtesy of Jeff Symanski of Tactical Truck
Photo: M-931 tractor w/ XM-971E1 van trailer, courtesy of Jeff Symanski of Tactical Truck.

M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 being lifted on board the US Naval Ship Capella (T-AKR-293), Ft. Stewart, GA, 19 July 1995
M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 being lifted on board the US Naval Ship Capella (T-AKR-293), Ft. Stewart, GA, 19 July 1995.

M-931A1 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 towing a semi-trailer drives off a rail car, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, AZ, 29 September 1998.
M-931A1 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 towing a semi-trailer drives off a rail car, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, AZ, 29 September 1998.

M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 at Gladstone Port, Australia, 17 September 1999
M-931 Truck, Tractor, 5-ton, 6x6 at Gladstone Port, Australia, 17 September 1999.