General utility truck. The M1083 MTV or Medium Tactical Vehicle is available in many variants. During the late 1980s the US Army was looking for a new military truck family. The main emphasis was stressed on reliability, low unit and running costs, and long term efficiency.What kind of engine does a M1083 have?
M-1083 or M1083A1 5 ton Medium Tactical Vehicle. The M-1083A1 variant, approved in 2000, features a more powerful diesel engine, a better transmission and brakes, added corrosion protection, computerized engine diagnostics, and beefier drive line engine/transmission/differential connection components.What is the difference between M1083 and m1084?
M1083 - Cargo hauling vehicle; can be outfitted for troop transport when equippedwith a troopseat kit. M1084 - Cargo hauling vehicle; it is equipped with a Material Handling Crane (MHC). M1085 - Long Wheelbase (LWB) cargo hauling vehicle; can be outfitted for trooptransport when equipped with a troopseat kit.What do the numbers mean on an m-1083 FMTV manual?
M-1083 FMTV Characteristics. Manuals for the M-1083 FMTV series of trucks are numbered TM 9-2320-366-xx where the xx represents the maintenance level. For the M1083A1 FMTV series of vehicles, the corresponding manuals are TM 9-2320-392-xx. All together there are dozens of manuals for the series of trucks.