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M1083 Standard Cargo Truck

The M1083 Standard Cargo Truck is designed to transport cargo and soldiers. The M1083 has a payload capacity of 10,000 pounds and to facilitate loading/unloading, the bed side rails are mounted on hinges. The cargo bed can be equipped with an optional bench seat kit for transport of soldiers. The bench seats are constructed of a non-wood material and attach to the cargo bed side rails. The seats can be folded down and stowed when not in use. Soldiers are assisted climbing in and out of the cargo bed area with the aid of a ladder stowed on the vehicle when not in use. A canvas and bows kit is provided to keep soldiers and cargo protected from the elements. The M1083 can be equipped with a self-recovery winch capable of fore/aft vehicle recovery operations. The winch has 280 feet of line capacity and 15,500 pounds bare drum line pull at 110% overload.

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5-Ton

Standard Cargo
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No other tactical truck in its class can match its standard features:

  • Full-time all-wheel drive
  • Soldier-smart CTIS (Central Tire Inflation System)
  • Fully automatic transmission
  • Integral transfer case
  • Anti-sway bar
  • High horsepower-to-weight ratio
  • Fully MANPRINT compliant
  • Nonwooden troop seats
  • HAEMP hardened

Basic Vehicle Information

Vehicle Model M1083
NSN 2320-01-354-3386
Drive 6 x 6 (full-time) with locking interaxle differential
Engine Diesel, EPA compliant, 290 hp
Transmission Fully automatic
Axles Single reduction with outboard planetaries
Cab 3-Man, cab-over-engine
Tires Super singles with CTIS
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Dimensions

Length 273" (6,935 mm)
Height Operational 
For Air Transport
112" (2,845 mm) 
105.5" (2,680 mm)
Width 96" (2,438 mm)
Wheelbase 161" (4,100 mm)
Vehicle Curb Weight No Kits, Crew, Fuel 19,597 lb (8,889 kg)
Ground Clearance Loaded 22" (559 mm)
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Performance Characteristics

Maximum Speed Governed, at Gross Weight 58 mph (94 km/h)
Range Minimum, at Gross Weight 300+ mi (483+ km)
Maximum Grade 60%
Approach Angle 40o
Departure Angle Standard 60o
Side Slope 30%
Fording Without KIT 
With KIT
36" (914 mm) 
60" (1,524 mm)
Payload 10,000 lb (4,536 kg)
Towed Load 21,000 lb (9,526 kg)
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Equipment Specifications

Cab Crew Seating 3-Man
Seat Design Fore/Aft adjustable
Steering Wheel Adjustable, tilt and telescopic
Steering Type Power assist
Storage (behind seats) 4 cu-ft each
Cab Suspension Air spring with integral dampers
Engine Caterpillar, Diesel, 6-Cylinder 6.6 L, turbocharged and aftercooled
Rating 290 hp (216 kW) @ 2600 rpm, EPA-certified
Governor Mechanical
Fuel Diesel, DF-2, JP-4, JP-8, V V-F-800
Oil 18 qt (17 L) (MIL-L-2104D, MIL-L-46167)
Cooling Water, radiator
Fan Engine-driven, clutch-type
Transmission Allison Fully automatic, electronically controlled
Speeds 7 speeds, automatic/select
Full-time All-wheel Drive Integral transfer case with locking interaxle differential
Normal Operation 30% torque front wheels, 70% torque rear wheels
Off-Road (locked diff.) Equal speed front-to-rear
Oil 31.8 qt (30 L) (MIL-L-2104D, MIL-L-46167)
Axles Rockwell Front, Ft-rear, and R-rear
Carrier Single reduction, amboid gearing
Wheel Ends Bevel gear wheel end reduction
Wheel End Ratio 2:1
Overall Axle Gear Ratio 7.8:1 
Front Axel Steering Angle 35o
Brakes Air-activated, internal expansion (wedge)
Alternator Engine-driven EMI/RFI suppressed, waterproof
Rating Standard 100 amp
Option 200 amp
Voltage 12/24 V
Tire Inflation System Eaton Electronic (cab-mounted) controls 
- Highway   - Cross-country   - Sand/Mud/Snow 
- Emergency
Cargo Bed Dimensions 168 x 95"          (4,267  x  2,413 mm)
Ladder Stowed, metallic
Construction All steel, E-coat rustproofing, dropside with side rail storage
Standard Options Troops seats, stowable nonwooden; bows and tarp kit
Material Handling  
Equipment (optional)
Loading/Unloading Crane Loads/unloads cargo bed, electric operation, 1,500 lb (680 kg) lift at 4 ft (1.2 m)
Self-Recovery Winch Standard Option Fore/aft recovery positions; hydraulic operation; 
280 ft (85.3 m) line capacity; 15,500 lb (7,031 kg) bare drum line pull; 110% overload

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