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Iveco MMV

General utility truck

Iveco MMV

The Iveco MMV military truck was developed to meet an Italian Army requirement

 
 
Entered service ?
Configuration 4x4
Cab seating 1 + 2 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (empty) 5.8 - 6 t
Maximum load 6.4 t
Length 6 / 6.5 / 7.3 m
Width 2.5 m
Height 2.69 m
Mobility
Engine Iveco NEF diesel
Engine power 210 / 240 / 270 hp
Maximum road speed over 90 km/h
Range over 800 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 60%
Side slope 40%
Vertical step 0.5 m
Trench ~ 0.5 m
Fording 0.85 m

 

   The Iveco MMV or Multipurpose Medium Vehicle was designed to meet an Italian Army requirement. It is a purpose-designed high mobility off-road military truck, intended for frontline units. It was revealed in 2000. A small number of these trucks was ordered by Italian Air Force.

   The Iveco MMV is of conventional design. It has a payload capacity of 6 400 kg. The MMV is available in three wheelbase lengths. Displayed vehicle has a general troop/cargo body with drop sides and tailgate. Cargo area is covered with bows and tarpaulin. The base chassis can be also fitted with other bodies. The Iveco MMV can also tow trailers or artillery pieces with a maximum weight of 6 000 kg. This military truck is fitted with a standard drop side cargo body, with bows and tarpaulin cover. Also it can accept a variety of other bodies.

   Cab of this military truck accommodates driver and two passengers. It can be fitted with modular armor kit for various levels of protection. Exchangeable armor panels are located inside the cab. Similar concept of add-on armor is also employed by a smaller Iveco LMV light utility vehicle. Protection level can be changed to suit specific threats. Maximum level of protection protects from 7.62-mm armor-piercing rounds, artillery shell splinters and anti-personnel mines. A 7.62-mm machine gun can be mounted on top of the roof.

   The Iveco MMV uses a number of commercially available automotive components. It is available with a choice of three Iveco NEF 5.9-liter turbocharged diesel engines, developing 210, 240 and 270 horsepower. This military truck is available with manual or automatic transmission. Vehicle has a full-time all-wheel drive. It is fitted with a central tyre inflation system and has good cross-country performance. With preparation it fords water obstacles up to 1.2 m deep. A self-recovery winch is optional. This tactical truck can operate in temperature conditions ranging from -32C to +49C.

   The Iveco MMV can be airlifted by Lockheed C-130 Hercules tactical transport aircraft without preparation.

 

 
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