Oshkosh HEMTT M978 A4 Fuel Servicing truck tanker
 
 
M978 A4 HEMTT Oshkosh military fuel servicing truck tanker data sheet description information intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defense Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck
 
 
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Description  
The Oshkosh HEMTT M978 A4 is the tanker fuel servicing version of heavy truck range Oshkosh HEMTT A4. The HEMTT A4 series Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck is designed, developed and manufactured by the American Company Oshkosh Defense. This the latest version of the HEMTT truck familiy. Built to stand up to the evolving challenges in the field, the HEMTT A4 hits the battlefield with significant improvements and advancements in power, maintenance, and soldier safety. Oshkosh Defense has been building some of the toughest, most reliable, most technically-advanced trucks in the world. The same high-quality proven standards of performance and reliability are found in the HEMTT A4. Built with maximum common parts across its variants, the HEMTT A4 soon will take its place as the Army's best performing workhorse. The HEMTT A4 is built with maximum common parts across its variants.
 
Variants :
M1120 A4 LHS : Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck with Load Handling System
M977 A4: Cargo truck
M978 A4: Fuel Servicing Truck (Tanker)
M983 A4 LET: Light Equipment Transporter
M983 A4: Patriot Tractor
M984 A4: Recovery Truck (Wrecker)
M985 A4: Cargo Truck - MLRS Resupply (Expanded Payload Capacity)
M985 A4 GMT: Guided Missile Transporter
 
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Mission
 The Oshkosh M978 HEMTT A4 fuel-servicing truck, or tanker, is designed to transport 2,500 gallons of fuel to forward-arming and refueling points (FARP). The vehicle, which is part of the U.S. Army's Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV), features a more powerful drivetrain, improved suspension and a fully air-conditioned and armor-ready cab.
Engine
The M978 HEMTT A4 is motorised with a new 500 hp engine the next-generation HEMTT is faster and stronger than ever. The 500 hp Caterpillar C-15 engine offers 55 more horsepower than its predecessor, the HEMTT A2. Its Allison 4500 SP/5-speed automatic transmission, which is rated for 600 hp, offers 1750 lbs. (794 kg) of torque gross input, to handle the increased power and torque for the engine upgrade without changing gear ratios. The universal front suspension is consistent among all variants, and the electrical system is 24V using a 260A alternator and includes both 24V and 12V auxiliary power outlets.
Chassis
The M978 HEMTT A4 truck is 8x8 chassis vehicle.
Accessories
Major changes and additions to the cab offer even greater soldier comfort and safety:
• LTAS B-kit compliant
• Integrated attachments for armor
• Integrated under cab protection
• Integrated mounting for GPK and machine gun mount
• Heavy-duty cab mounts
• Common cab with PLS A1
• Air conditioning
HEMTT A4 improvements include: a more powerful drivetrain; improved suspension; a fully air-conditioned and armor-ready cab; and other structural changes to make in-the-field installation of add-on armor quicker and easier. In option the M978 HEMMT A4 can be equipped with a self-recovery winch with a capacity of 9,072 kg.
 
Specifications
 
Type
Fuel servicing tanker
Country users
United States
Company Producer
Oshkosh Defense
Crew
2 + 1
Chassis
8x8
a
Weight
19,119 kg
Load Weight
29,937 kg , with armor 32,885 kg
Speed
100 km/h
Range
483 km cross-country
Dimensions
Lenght, 10,401 m; Width, 2,438 m;
Height, 2,997 m
 
 
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M978 A4 HEMTT Oshkosh military fuel servicing truck tanker data sheet description information intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defense Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck
 
M978 A4 HEMTT Oshkosh military fuel servicing truck tanker data sheet description information intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defense Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck
M978 A4 HEMTT Oshkosh military fuel servicing truck tanker data sheet description information intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defense Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck
 
 
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