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United States' Mack 7.5 ton NO 6x6, truck

Usage

The Mack 6x6 was used to tow large artillery weapons such as the 155 mm howitzers.1

First combat use was in Italy.1

Great Britain's Usage

The Mack 6x6 was used to tow large artillery weapons.1

Canadian Usage

The Canadians were also supplied with many of the Mack 6x6 trucks.1

Specifications

  Mack 7.5 ton NO 6x6
Crew 11
Physical Characteristics  
Weight 43,588 lb1
19,813 kg1
Length 24' 9"1
7.54 m1
Height 10' 4"1
3.15 m1
Width 8' 7"1
2.62 m1
Ground clearance  
Ground pressure  
Wheelbase  
Armament  
Main  
Quantity  
Main  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Engine (Make / Model) Mack EY1
Bore / stroke  
Cooling  
Cylinders 61
Capacity  
Net HP 1591
Power to weight ratio  
Compression ratio  
Radiator (Type)  
Capacity  
Transmission (Type)  
Steering  
Steering ratio  
Starter  
Electrical system  
Ignition  
Gear ratios  
Fuel (Type) Gasoline1
Octane  
Quantity  
Road consumption  
Cross country consumption  
Performance  
Speed - Road 52.5 mph1
84 kph1
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road 212 miles1
340 km1
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Elevation limits  
Fording depth 2' 6"1
0.76 m1
Trench crossing  
Vertical obstacle  
Climbing ability  
Climbing ability towing  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  
Wheels (Type)  
Width  
Diameter  
Tire tread  

Sources:

  1. Armored Fighting Vehicles, 300 of the World's Greatest Military Vehicles, Philip Trewhitt, 1999
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site

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