All might be required to support offensive and defensive surges, but only for a few hours per day The general complement of each M-FARP team is 150-60 personnel, four heavy LVSR
SIXCON refueling trucks, sixteen seven-ton cargo trucks, eight MK970 five-thousand-gallon refueling trailers, thirty-three vehicles of the high-mobility multipurpose vehicle type, a large all-terrain forklift, and about a dozen miscellaneous trailers.
the LVSR is used by the military to transport supplies such as ammunition, fuel, water, heavy equipment, ISO containers, bridges, boats and towable trailers.
According to Oshkosh, the new LVSR incorporates several technological advances that increase the capability of the truck and improve its lifecycle costs.
The LVSR is coming just in time, said Mike Everly, team lead for heavy trucks.
Like the LVS, the LVSR will be used primarily for moving large amounts of supplies, such as ammunition, fuel, water and heavy equipment.
The new LVSR
truck will replace the original Oshkosh Logistics Vehicle System (LVS) trucks, which have been in the Marine Corps' fleet since 1985.
The LVSR will be a heavy tactical transport vehicle for bulk liquids, ammunition, ISO containers up to 20 feet in length, tactical bridges and bulk cargo.
The delay in the LVSR solicitation--which originally had been scheduled for April 2002-appears to have been prompted by the installation and logistics branch, at Marine Corps headquarters.
The Oshkosh LVSR
vehicle is equipped with the Oshkosh Command Zone[TM] embedded diagnostics system and the company's patented TAK-4([R]) independent suspension system for superior off-road mobility in the most severe environments.
is a heavy tactical transport vehicle for bulk liquids, ammunition, ISO containers up to 20 feet in length, tactical bridges and bulk cargo.
also features factory-installed armor as part of its crew cab and is designed to accept an add-on armor kit for increased protection.
The first M-ATVs and LVSRs
have been delivered to Afghanistan in recent months to support ongoing combat and logistics operations.