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Germany's Leichter Geländegängiger Einheits Wehrmacht Lastwagen (light cross country standard army vehicle)

Design

The Leichter Geländegängiger Einheits Wehrmacht Lastwagen was a 6x6 truck.

Production

  • Leichter Geländegängiger Einheits Wehrmacht Lastwagen: 9,295
    • Manufacturer:
      • Büssing-NAG: 3,500
      • Henschel: 1,500
      • Magirus: 2,500
      • MAN: 1,795
    • Production: 1937 - 1940

Variants

  • Leichter Geländegängiger Einheits Wehrmacht Lastwagen:
  • ?: Radio truck.
  • ?: Sound recording truck.
  • ?: Survey equipment truck.
  • ?: Telephone switchboard truck.
  • ?: Tool carrying truck.

Specifications

  Leichter Geländegängiger Einheits Wehrmacht Lastwagen
Crew  
Passengers  
Radio  
Physical Characteristics  
Weight - Empty  
Weight - Payload 2,500 kg
Length  
Height  
Width  
Ground clearance  
Ground pressure  
Armament  
MG  
Side arms  
Quantity  
MG  
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Engine (Make / Model)  
Bore / stroke  
Cooling  
Cylinders 6
Capacity 6,234 cc
Net HP  
Power to weight ratio  
Compression ratio  
Transmission (Type) 8 forward
Steering  
Steering ratio  
Starter  
Electrical system  
Ignition  
Fuel (Type) Diesel
Octane  
Quantity  
Road consumption  
Cross country consumption  
Performance  
Traverse  
Speed - Road  
Speed - Cross Country  
Range - Road  
Range - Cross Country  
Turning radius  
Fording depth  
Trench crossing  
Vertical obstacle  
Climbing ability  
Suspension (Type)  
Wheels each side  

Sources:

  1. World War Two Military Vehicles Transport & Halftracks, G. N. Georgano, 1994
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site