The M-151 series of jeeps were the last of the family of quarter-ton trucks that started with the World War II jeep. When the M-151A2 was replaced by the HMMWV, the era of the small, light jeep vehicle ended in the U.S. military.
M-151A2 quarter ton jeep, painted with camouflage pattern and marked to replicate a similar vehicle used by the 130th Infantry, Illinois Army National Guard from 1972 to 1989, when it was replaced by the HUMVEE. The Illinois Army National Guard Combined Support Maintenance Shop in Springfield, Illinois restored the vehicle. The vehicle was manufactured by AM General with serial number 02B82273-20780.
Technical Manual TM9-2320-218-20P, Organizational Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools Lists
Technical Manual TM9-2320-218-34, Direct Support, General Support Maintenance
Technical Manual TM9-2320-218-34P, Direct Support and General Support Maintenance Repair Parts and Special Tools List
Technical Bulletin TB9-2320-218-10-1 Safe Operation of Truck, Utility, 1/4 ton 4x4
MWO 9-2320-218-34, Installation of Rollover Protection System (ROPS) M-151A2, August 1987. Vehicle National Stock Number (NSN) will be changed to 2320-01-264-4819 as indicated on new data plate supplied with the MWO.
M-151A1C and M-825 Recoilless Rifle Jeeps
ARVN M825 jeeps equipped with M220 TOW Anti-Tank Missiles line up in Pleiku, Vietnam, 1972. Thanks to Robert Naborney for correct ID of the early model "long barrel" TOW system.
The M-151A1C was a version of the M-151A1 modified to accomodate the M40A2 106mm Recoilless Rifle. Breaking the pattern of model numbers, the version of the M-151A2 modified for the Recoilless Rifle was designaged the M-825.
M-151 Photos on Olive-Drab.com
The Olive-Drab.com Military Vehicle Charts includes a set of pages for the M-151 family. In the listing of models near the top of this page, the links go to the page of the Charts for the specific variant.
Courtesy of Todd Richardson of Little Rock, AR here is a good set of photos
of an M-151A2:
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