10 March 1981
1 August 1973
SEMITRAILERS, DUMP, COMMERCIAL,
GENERAL SPECIFICATION FOR
This specification is approved for use by all Departments and Agencies of the
Department of Defense.
1.1 Scope. This specification covers various sizes of rear dump semitrailers. The dump
semitrailers are operated by the truck-tractor's hydraulic system, unless the self-contained engine
driven hydraulic system option is required.
1.2 Classification. The semitrailers shall be of the following sizes, as specified (see 6.2):
Min. 10-ton Payload, Refuse Special,
47 Cu. Yd.
Min. 12-ton Payload, Min. 8 Cu. Yd.
Min. 20-ton Payload, Min. 23 Cu. Yd.
Min. 25-ton Payload, Min. 40 Cu. Yd.
Min. 30-ton Payload, Min. 20 Cu. Yd.
As specified by procuring activity.
2. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS
2.1 Issues of documents. The following documents of the issue in effect on date of
invitation for bids or request for proposal form a part of this specification to the extent specified
Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may
be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: US Army Mobility Equipment
Research and Development Command, ATTN: DRDME-DS, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 by using
the self-addressed Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing
at the end of this document or by letter.