Section l. GENERAL
b. The M915A1 is a commercial, diesel-engine-
drive, 6x4, 1ine-haul truck tractor with a gross vehicle
This chapter provides a general description and identi-
weight of 50,000 pounds. The main difference be-
fication photographs of the M915 FOV 14- and 20-ton
tween this truck and the M915 is the sliding fifth
trucks, as well as tabulated transportability data that
wheel, which can be moved 12 inches in total length.
are necessary for movement of these vehicles.
The sliding fifth wheel is designed to reduce interfer-
ence in the M915A1/semitrailer combination (fig 2-2).
c. The M916 is a commercial, diesel-engine-driven,
The 14- and 20-ton trucks covered in this manual are
6x6, light equipment transporter with a gross vehicle
the M915, M915A1, M916, and M920. All are truck
weight of 55,000 pounds (fig 2-3).
tractors that may vary in size and weight.
a. The M915 is a commercial, diesel-engine-driven,
d. The M920 is a commercial, diesel-engine-drive,
6x4, line-haul truck tractor with a gross vehicle weight
6x8, medium equipment transporter with a gross vehi-
of 50,000 pounds (fig 2-1).
cle of 75,000 pounds (fig 2-4).
Section Il. CHARACTERISTICS AND RELATED DATA
All measurements are in inches.
The following data on the trucks are applicable to the
a. M915 Truck Tractor, 50,000 GVWR, 6x4.
model number or national stock number (NSN) shown.
Data are based on empty trucks unless otherwise
National stock number , . ...2320-01-028-4395
Line item number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. T61103
Figure 2-1. M915 truck tractor, line-haul, 14-ton, 6x4.