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Palletized Load System (PLS) Engineer Mission Modules (EMM)
The PLS Engineer Mission Modules (EMM) are components of the US Military family of Palletized Load System (PLS) vehicles. General information about the PLS series is found on the linked page.
To maximize the flexibility and mission capability of the PLS series of trucks, additional modules have been designed that mount on the basic chassis. This page describes some of those optional modules.
PLS truck with Engineer Mission Module - M6 Dump Body (EMM-DB). The Dump Body Module has 12 cubic-yard capacity. Photo courtesy Oshkosh Truck Corporation.
PLS truck with 3000 gal. Water Distribution Module.