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Mk 48 Logistic Vehicle System (LVS)

Country of Origin: USA


The 8 x 8 Mk 48 LVS was an articulated cargo transporter that consisted of the Mk 48 tractor and four types of rear body units (RBUs). Such a design permitted much tighter turns (e.g., a turning radius up to 30 percent less than a conventional fixed-wheelbase truck) and better off-road mobility. The LVS was replaced by the Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) vehicle.

The tractor, with a two-person cab ahead of the engine, was made of heavy-duty, welded-steel construction....

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