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M274 Truck, Platform, Utility 1.5-ton, 4x4 (Military Mule)

Utility Vehicle

OVERVIEW
HISTORY
SPECIFICATIONS
OPERATORS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
Overview



The mighty M274 Military Mule undertook a variety of roles during its service tenure with the United States Army.




Specifications

YEAR: 1956
MANUFACTURER(S): Willys / Bowen-McLaughlin-York / Batfield / Brusnwick - USA
PRODUCTION: 11,240
CREW: 1
LENGTH: 9.84 ft (3 m)
WIDTH: 4.17 ft (1.27 m)
HEIGHT: 4.17 ft (1.27 m)
WEIGHT: 0 Tons (360 kg; 794 lb)
POWER: 1 x Willys AO4-4-53 gasoline engine developing 16 horsepower.
SPEED: 25 mph (40 kph)
RANGE: 108 miles (174 km)
NBC PROTECTION: None.
NIGHTVISION: None.
OPERATORS: United States
Armament



Typically none. Some versions armed as needed per mission requirement:

1 x 7.62mm M60 General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
1 x 12.7mm M2 Browning Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
1 x 106mm Recoilless Rifle
1 x TOW Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) System
1 x 7.62mm M134 Minigun

Ammunition:
Dependent upon armament fit.
Variants / Models



Series Model Variants
• M274 "Military Mule" - Base Series Name
• M274 Truck, Platform, Utility 1/2 Ton, 4X4 - Official U.S. Army inventory designation.






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