Saturday, November 20, 2010
Here are some images of Italeri's 1/35 scale Oshkosh M-978 fuel truck. From the instructions " The fuel truck M-978 developed by the Oshkosh Truck Corp. for the U.S. armed forces is part of the HEMTT (Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck) program. The M-978 guarantees the fuel supply for advancing tank troops and helicopters operating within the combat zone, due to its proven cross- country capabilities. This truck is equipped with a 12 litre, 445 HP Diesel engine, driving all 4 axles through a 4 - speed automatic transmission. Technical details: Length: 10,17 m; Width: 2,43 m; Height: 2,84 m; Weight: 28.000 kg; Max. speed: 88 km/h; Range: 480 km; Capacity: 9.500 liters".