Monday, May 25th 2015. | Advanced Technology, Auto & Motor, Car

When it comes to vehicles used by the U.S. military, the HMMWV (Humvee) and other front-line trucks are perhaps the most recognizable, but one of the workhorses used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy is the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) built by Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corporation. The “replacement” in the MTVR’s name comes from the fact that this truck replaced the AM General M939 and it is essentially a successor to the classic Deuce and a Half M35 that dates back to the ‘40s.

The MTVR is designed to be a highly durable and highly versatile all-terrain transport vehicle responsible for moving personnel, equipment and supplies to provide critical support, ensuring that military members can do their job whether they are at the front lines or behind the scenes. The main role of the MTVR is as a transport vehicle that is able to go anywhere at any time. In any of its various configurations, the MTVR can haul whatever the Marine Corps and Navy needs it to, and it is also the primary hauler for the 155mm howitzer artillery cannon.

Continue reading to learn more about the Oshkosh Corporation Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement.

Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) originally appeared on topspeed.com on Monday, 25 May 2015 14:00 EST.

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