NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE
16 January 1990
9 September 1986
TRUCKS: ELEVATING BODY, DIESEL AND GASOLINE
ENGINE DRIVEN, 21,000 TO 39,500 POUNDS GVW,
4x2 AND 6x4, COMMERCIAL
This specification is approved for use by all Departments and Agencies of the
Department of Defense.
1.1 Scope. This specification covers diesel and gasoline engine driven four-wheel,
two-rear-wheel drive, and six-wheel, four-rear-wheel drive vehicles having minimum gross
vehicle weights (GVW) of 21,000 to 39,500 pounds, for normal operating conditions. The
vehicles are commercial trucks equipped with stake and platform or van bodies, capable of
elevating the body and cargo to a specified height for loading and unloading the cargo into and
out of aircraft. The vehicles procured under this specification are commercial items which shall
be warranted by the manufacturer as specified in acquisition documents.
1.2 Classification. The vehicle shall be one of the types, classes and models shown in
table I, as specified (see 6.2):
TABLE I. Vehicle classification.
Truck, Stake and Plat-
form, with Conventional
Truck, Van, with Tilt
Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may
be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: US Army Tank-Automotive
Command, ATTN: AMSTA-UED Warren, MI 48397-5000, by using the self-addressed
Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this
document or by letter.
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.