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Iveco M170

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Iveco M170

The Iveco M170 is a tactical military truck with 4x4 configuration

 
 
Iveco M170.31WM
Entered service 2003
Configuration 4x4
Cab seating 1 + 3 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (empty) ~ 10 t
Payload capacity 7 t
Length 6.45 / 7.87 m
Width 2.5 m
Height 2.87 m
Mobility
Engine Iveco Cursor 8 diesel
Engine power 310 / 330 hp
Maximum road speed over 90 km/h
Range ~ 800 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 60%
Side slope 40%
Vertical step ~ 0.5 m
Trench ~ 0.6 m
Fording 0.85 m
Fording (with preparation) 1.2 m

 

   The Iveco M170 is a tactical truck with 4x4 configuration. It is a member of Iveco range of tactical trucks. Also there are M250 with 6x6 configuration and M320 with 8x8 configuration. This range has been specifically designed for military purposes. These are not militarized versions of commercial truck, but genuine military vehicles. It replaced in production the previous HD series of heavy military trucks.

   Production of the M170 commenced in 2003. It is in service with Italian Army. Italian Army designation of this truck is ASTRA SM 44.30, while Iveco M170 is its export name.

   These tactical trucks are designed to operate over rough terrain. Also there are logistic models are intended to carry cargo over hard surface roads. Iveco military truck combine high operational mobility with the ability to operate in extreme environmental conditions.

   The M170 is available with various wheelbase lengths. Tactical version of this truck has a payload capacity of 7 t. It can tow trailers or artillery pieces with a maximum weight of up to 20 t. Logistic version of this truck can carry up to 9.5 t. It can tow loads of up to 29 t.

   Cab of Iveco M170 has sleeper berths. It accommodates driver plus up to three passengers. Add-on armor kit can be fitted to the cab. Armor provides protection against small arms fire, artillery shell splinters and blast shrapnel. This truck is also available with a low-height cab, optimized fo air transport.

   The Iveco M170 uses a number of automotive components from EuroTrakker range of commercial trucks. There is a 66% commonality of major components across the range of Iveco 4x4, 6x6 and 8x8 tactical trucks.

   The M170 is powered by Iveco Cursor 8 7.8-liter turbocharged diesel engines, developing 310 or 330 hp. Engine is mated to an automatic transmission with 5 forward and 1 reverse gears. A 16-speed manual transmission is proposed as an option. This military truck has a full-time all-wheel drive. It is fitted with a central tyre inflation system. After a short preparation the M170 can be airlifted by C-130 Hercules military cargo aircraft.

 

he Astra range has been specifically designed for military purposes. These trucks combine high tactical and strategic mobility with the ability to operate in extreme climate and environmental conditions. Variants range from 4x4 cargo trucks to 8x8 DROPS, low height versions are also available for air transport by C130 and other aircraft. - See more at: http://www.carpictures.com/vehicle/05C66534203621/Iveco-Astra-M260-37W-Military-Heavy-Tactical-2005#sthash.LlNHKzKn.dpuf
The Astra range has been specifically designed for military purposes. These trucks combine high tactical and strategic mobility with the ability to operate in extreme climate and environmental conditions. Variants range from 4x4 cargo trucks to 8x8 DROPS, low height versions are also available for air transport by C130 and other aircraft. - See more at: http://www.carpictures.com/vehicle/05C66534203621/Iveco-Astra-M260-37W-Military-Heavy-Tactical-2005#sthash.LlNHKzKn.dpuf
veco, through its specialist Defence Vehicles Division, is a world leader in the design, production and support of both armoured and soft skinned military vehicles, such as: the Multirole Light Vehicle (MLV), armoured fighting vehicles, tactical trucks, medium multirole vehicles, light support vehicles and heavy trucks.


The Astra range has been specifically designed for military purposes. These trucks combine high tactical and strategic mobility with the ability to operate in extreme climate and environmental conditions. Variants range from 4x4 cargo trucks to 8x8 DROPS, low height versions are also available for air transport by C130 and other aircraft. - See more at: http://www.carpictures.com/vehicle/05C66534203621/Iveco-Astra-M260-37W-Military-Heavy-Tactical-2005#sthash.LlNHKzKn.dpuf
veco, through its specialist Defence Vehicles Division, is a world leader in the design, production and support of both armoured and soft skinned military vehicles, such as: the Multirole Light Vehicle (MLV), armoured fighting vehicles, tactical trucks, medium multirole vehicles, light support vehicles and heavy trucks.


The Astra range has been specifically designed for military purposes. These trucks combine high tactical and strategic mobility with the ability to operate in extreme climate and environmental conditions. Variants range from 4x4 cargo trucks to 8x8 DROPS, low height versions are also available for air transport by C130 and other aircraft. - See more at: http://www.carpictures.com/vehicle/05C66534203621/Iveco-Astra-M260-37W-Military-Heavy-Tactical-2005#sthash.LlNHKzKn.dpuf
Iveco, through its specialist Defence Vehicles Division, is a world leader in the design, production and support of both armoured and soft skinned military vehicles, such as: the Multirole Light Vehicle (MLV), armoured fighting vehicles, tactical trucks, medium multirole vehicles, light support vehicles and heavy trucks.


The Astra range has been specifically designed for military purposes. These trucks combine high tactical and strategic mobility with the ability to operate in extreme climate and environmental conditions. Variants range from 4x4 cargo trucks to 8x8 DROPS, low height versions are also available for air transport by C130 and other aircraft. - See more at: http://www.carpictures.com/vehicle/05C66534203621/Iveco-Astra-M260-37W-Military-Heavy-Tactical-2005#sthash.LlNHKzKn.dpuf

 
Iveco M170

Iveco M170

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