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Ford F-350

Light utility vehicle

Ford F-350

The Ford F-350 pickup truck has significant payload and towing capacity

 
 
Entered service ?
Configuration 4x4
Cab seating 1 + 3 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (curb) 3.9 t
Payload capacity ~ 2 t
Length 5.77 -  6.67 m
Width 2.03 m
Height 2.04 m
Mobility
Engine Ford diesel
Engine power 350 hp
Maximum road speed 165 km/h
Range ~ 1 000 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 60%
Side slope 40%
Vertical step 0.45 m
Trench ~ 0.5 m
Fording ~ 0.7 m

 

   The Ford F-350 Super Duty is a commercial pickup truck. This heavy-duty vehicle is produced in large numbers. This popular and rugged vehicle is also used by the military. It is in service with Iraq (300), Ireland, Qatar, and possibly other countries.

   The F-350 Super Duty is a larger and heavier version of traditional F-350 truck line. It has a payload capacity of about 2 000 kg, depending on the version. It also has significant towing capacity. It can tow trailers and artillery pieces.

   The F350 pickup is available in a variety of chassis lengths. Standard 2- or 4-door cabs are available. Also there are versions with extended cabs. Furthermore there are armored versions of this pickup truck.

   Vehicle is powered by a 6-liter Ford PowerStroke V8 turbocharged diesel engine, developing 350 hp. It is mated to a 5-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission. Vehicle has a 4x4 configuration.

   Irish armed forces use a special recon vehicle. It open-topped truck fitted with machine guns. It is used by Irish Rangers for reconnaissance and long-range patrols.

   In the early 2000 Ford produced a concept truck, to meet a US Army's COMBATT (Commercially Based Tactical Truck) requirement. It was based on the F-350 chassis with 4-door crew cab. The truck was modified to meet military needs. It has upgraded suspension. Hull floor was strengthened for operation over rough terrain. Also it was fitted with a central tyre inflation system and run-flat tyres.

   There are some other military vehicles, based on the Ford F-350 series commercial chassis, such as Oshkosh Sandcat, that is based on a shortened F-350 chassis. Some countries operate armored vehicles that have an armored hulls, mounted on this 4x4 heavy-duty chassis.

 

 
Ford F-350

Ford F-350

Ford F-350

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