How Much Do You Know About Military Trucks?

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5 Min Quiz

M9 Armored Combat _______

M9 Armored Combat Earthmover is a powerful truck, indeed. It's geared for combat engineer tasks.

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M88A2 Hercules _______ Vehicle

The M88A2 Hercules Recovery Vehicle is used by the Army and Marines. It has its own machine gun!

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M160 Remote Controlled ______ Clearance System

It's the M160 Remote Controlled Mine Clearance System. The vehicle is used for clearing and disposing of buried mines.

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Does the military use ATVs?

The military most certainly uses ATVs! They're a way of getting soldiers around in rough terrain.

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What does LTATV stand for?

The Lightweight Technical ATV is a military staple. It, too, is great for moving soldiers through rough terrain.

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What does JLTV stand for?

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is a military marvel. They're some of the best ground vehicles for soldier transport.

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______ Mine Protected Route Clearance Vehicle

The Buffalo Mine Protected Route Clearance Vehicle is large! It's used for removing IEDs.

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_____ 4x4 MRAP

The Cougar 4x4 MRAP specializes in armored troop transport. It's used in many​ branches of the military and is mine-resistant.

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What does HMMWV stand for?

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle looks like a Hummer and it acts like a Hummer. It only takes diesel.

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What kind of engine does the Cougar 6x6 MRAP have?

The Cougar 6x6 has a Caterpillar C7 diesel engine. It specializes in armored troop transport.

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How fast can an M9 Armored Combat Earthmover go?

The M9 Armored Combat Earthmover only goes 30 mph, but it packs quite a punch. It can move mountains a big chunk at a time.

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The M88A2 Hercules Recovery Vehicle is known for _______ .

The M88A2 Hercules Recovery Vehicle is like a military tow truck. It carries supplies to repair tanks and such under fire, and can tow them to safety.

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The M160 Remote Controlled Mine Clearance System only requires _____ .

M160 Remote Controlled Mine Clearance System is driven by a remote operator. This is crucial when clearing mines, don't you think?

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ATVs are restricted to ________ .

ATVs are used by Special Operations Forces in remote locations. They're great for traversing sand.

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Lightweight Tactical All Terrain Vehicles are _______ ?

Lightweight Tactical All Terrain Vehicles are great because they're 4-wheel drive and incredibly easy to transport. These are also used by Special Ops.

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The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is used by _______ ?

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is used by both the Army and the Marines. It's designed to do a number of tasks in harsh terrain.

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How fast can the Buffalo Mine Protected Route Clearance Vehicle go?

The Buffalo Mine Protected Route Clearance Vehicle can go 65 mph. That's pretty impressive when you consider how massive the vehicle is!

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In the Cougar 4x4, what does MRAP stand for?

MRAP stands for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected. The Cougar 4x4 is used by the Army, Marines, and Navy.

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How fast can the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle go?

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle can go 70 mph, making it one of the fastest military trucks. It is used by all branches of the military.

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The Cougar 6x6 MRAP can seat how many?

The Cougar 6x6 MRAP is equipped to seat 2 crew members and 8 soldiers. It goes a comfortable 65 mph.

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Modern armored vehicles arrived in ______ .

Modern armored vehicles were created in WWI to meet the unprecedented challenges of the Great War. Today, they're highly specialized and come in a wide variety.

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Today's armored trucks are designed primarily for use in _______ .

Today's trucks are designed for combat in the Middle East. They're geared towards rough terrain, mines, and IEDs.

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What kind of engine is on the M9 Armored Combat Earthmover?

The Cummins A903C diesel is a powerful engine. Although it doesn't go fast, it can clear some major obstacles.

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How many cylinders are on the M88A2 Hercules Recovery Vehicle?

The M88A2 Hercules Recovery Vehicle uses a 12-cylinder engine. It features a 1050 hp air-cooled diesel engine.

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The engine of the M160 is protected by ______ .

The engine of the M160 Remote Controlled Mine Clearance System is protected by steel armor plates. This is important for a vehicle that routinely​ puts itself in harm's way.

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The Polaris MV800 has what kind of engine?

The Polaris MV800 has a Patriot engine. It was introduced in 2007, and continues to be one of the most dependable ATVs for Special Ops.

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What kind of the fuel does the Polaris MV800 run on?

The Polaris MV800 Patriot engine can run on all three types of fuel. That makes the ATV incredibly versatile and adaptable.

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The Lightweight Tactical All Terrain Vehicle was particularly useful in _______ .

The LWATV was of particular help in Afghanistan. The Polaris MRZR and the Kawasaki Tyrex 750 were the most popular versions.

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What is the suspension on the Buffalo Mine Protected Route Clearance Vehicle?

The Buffalo Mine Protected Route Clearance Vehicle has a 6x6 suspension. It has a Mack ASET AI-400 engine.

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The Buffalo MPRC has a ______ capacity.

The Buffalo MPRC has a 16-ton capacity. It's 6-wheel drive and only has one door!

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The Cougar MRAP has ______ .

The Cougar MRAP is equipped with dual A/C units and a manual transmission. It also has a 9,000-pound capacity electrically powered winch.

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The MRAP was used in ______ .

The Cougar MRAP was used both in Afghanistan and Iraq for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. It's designed to withstand IEDs.

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The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle is designed for _______ .

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle is designed to function in a wide variety of terrains, from desert to jungle.

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What does RAM-D stand for?

The letters stand for Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Durability. Vehicles are scored against all these factors.

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How much ground clearance does the HMMWV have?

The HMMWV has a whopping 16 inches of ground clearance. This makes it a bit difficult to get in and out of, but it can drive over just about anything.

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They're big, they're bad, and they keep our troops safe. How much do you know about military trucks? In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of the​ most powerful and the most famous. So hop in and secure your safety belt.

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