FWD MODEL B"В начало"
|FWD MODEL B
|Along with the 2-ton Nash Quad, the 3-ton FWD Model B became a standard military 4x4 truck for the U.S. Army in WWI. Only about 20 percent of the trucks were four-wheel-drive, but the 4x4s were more often on the front lines. The demand for Model Bs was so great that FWD licensed Kissel, Premier, and Mitchell to build them for military service. Some 16,000 model B trucks were built for World War I, about half by FWD and the rest divided among the other manufacturers.In 1937, the Model B was very much the same bare-bone rig as it had been originally, albeit with some obvious upgrades. The big 8x40-inch diamond-tread Goodyears are just one. With the optional 7.35:1 final-drive ratio (8.90:1 was standard, with 10.15:1 and 12.05:1 also optional) the trucks were as fast as any 3-tonner needed to be in the ’30s. The rear suspension had also changed from a platform-type to semi-elliptic. The Model B was one of FWD most enduring products. We found sales brochures for the refurbished Model Bs dated 1939, and besides the pneumatic tires, high-speed gears, and engine power upgrades, they were the same basic truck as had been offered in 1914. You could still order Model B parts in the ’80s, and there were still a few parts in stock into the ’90s. Of course, FWD marched on with many new models over the years and played a big part in the nation's trucking industry. They are still in business as FWD Seagrave, building Seagrave fire trucks, a company they purchased in 1963. They haven't built FWD badged trucks since the ’90s but have said that if the market demanded it, they could once again build FWD branded trucks.|
|На основе австрийского военного грузовика Steyr 12M18 создано семейство средних тактических автомобилей на едином шасси, использующихся армией США- FMTV (Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, Designed - 1988 Stewart & Stevenson for FMTV requirement, Manufacturer - Stewart & Stevenson, Armor Holdings BAE Systems , Oshkosh Corporation )|
Stewart & Stevenson"В начало"
|Stewart and Stevenson
|Stewart & Stevenson 4x4 truck (Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, Designed - 1988 Stewart & Stevenson for FMTV requirement, Manufacturer - Stewart & Stevenson, Armor Holdings BAE Systems , Oshkosh Corporation )|
Bad Boy"В начало"
|Bad Boy||"Bad Boy Heavy Muscle Truck" Based on either the 2.5- or 5-ton FMTV, the Bad Boy is powered by a 7.2L Caterpillar 3126 diesel. Backing the Cat is an Allison seven-speed automatic transmission and a full-time AWD drivetrain that offers a 30/70 torque split front to rear on the pavement and a 50/50 split for the dirt. The BB rides on ArvinMeritor axles with 6.14:1 gears, and the 395/85R20 Michelin all-terrain tires help achieve its 22 inches of ground clearance. Central tire inflation is also included|
|AKTIS|| в 1995-1996 г, проводились сравнительные испытания автомобилей Sipox Corso (SR), Steyer 12M21 (Rakusko), Mercedes Benz 1117A, a Unimog 1550L/38 (SRN) для выявления наиболее приемлимого образца транспортного средсва, характеристики которого соответсвовали бы ТЗ, заданнные Военным министерством Словакии.
Production of the Steyr 12M18 military truck commenced in 1985. Deliveries to the Austrian Army commenced in 1986. During its introduction it was described as new generation designs. This vehicle proved to be successful. Well over 2 000 12M18 trucks were delivered to the Austrian Army as partial replacement to the Steyr 680 fleet.It was also used by Canadian forces stationed in West Germany. Furthermore it became the basis for US Army's FMTV family of vehicles.
In 1993 the truck-making division of Steyr was completely taken over by MAN.During the late 1990s the Steyr medium tactical trucks were phased-out of production in favour to MAN designs. In 2005 the Steyr brand was discontinued. The Steyr 12M18 has a maximum payload capacity of 5 200 kg.