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


Utility Vehicle


United States | 1956



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



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 08/06/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one land system design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the M274 (Military Mule) Utility Vehicle.
1 x Willys AO4-4-53 gasoline engine developing 16 horsepower.
Installed Power
25 mph
40 kph
Road Speed
108 miles
174 km
Range
Structure
The physical qualities of the M274 (Military Mule) Utility Vehicle.
1
(MANNED)
Crew
9.8 ft
3 meters
O/A Length
4.2 ft
1.27 meters
O/A Width
4.2 ft
1.27 meters
O/A Height
794 lb
360 kg | 0.0 tons
Weight
Armament & Ammunition
Available supported armament, ammunition, and special-mission equipment featured in the design of the M274 Truck, Platform, Utility 1.5-ton, 4x4 (Military Mule) Utility Vehicle.
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.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT:
Nightvision - NONE.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Protection (CBRN) - NONE.
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the M274 Truck, Platform, Utility 1.5-ton, 4x4 (Military Mule) family line.
M274 "Military Mule" - Base Series Name
M274 Truck, Platform, Utility 1/2 Ton, 4X4 - Official U.S. Army inventory designation.
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the M274 Truck, Platform, Utility 1.5-ton, 4x4 (Military Mule). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national land systems listing.

Total Production: 11,240 Units

Contractor(s): Willys / Bowen-McLaughlin-York / Batfield / Brusnwick - USA
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Design Qualities
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to battlefield requirements.
UTILITY
SPECIAL PURPOSE
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
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