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Utility vehicles and Logistics

Utility vehicles

URO VAMTAC ATLAS 3

The RMA’s high-mobility multipurpose vehicles serves as cargo/troop carrier, weapons platform, and ambulance, among many other roles. More than 2000 HMMWV in different versions, 1,200 URO VAMTAC and 800 URO VAM-TL are part of RMAs inventory, wich also includes various CUCVs. 138 M1008, 188 M1009, 52 M1028 and 278 M151 MUTT were received, and an unknown number of Land Rover Model 88/106, Toyota FJ40, Jeep Auverland and Nissan ML-6 are also in service. An unknown number of ACMAT ALTV has also been purchased.

HMMWV versions in service are:
– M966 HMMWV TOW Armored (TOW replaced by other ATGMs)
– M998 cargo/troop carrier
– M1025 Armored Armament Carrier
– M1037 S-250 Shelter Carrier
– M1038 Cargo/Troop Carrier W/W
– M1046 TOW Up-Armored Armor W/W
– M1097 Heavy Van
– M1113 Expanded Capacity
– M1151 Enhanced Armament Carrier
– M1152 Enhanced Troop/Cargo/Shelter Carrier

More M996, M1026, M1038, M1043, M1044 and M1046 have been offered by the USGOV as Excess Defense Articles in 2013 and 2014.

 

HMMWV M1046 TOW Up-Armored Armor W/W

URO VAM-TL

Two Nissan Patrol ML6

Logistics

Military logistics‘ missions are the storage, distribution, maintenance, evacuation, and disposition of materiel, the transport of personnel, the acquisition or construction, maintenance, operation, and disposition of facilities, the acquisition or furnishing of services and Medical and health service support. It is the most important part and considerd the base for the main mission of the RMA. Due to its topography and extense range of action, the transport and resupply of troops posted in the Wall and East Frontier, where aerial transport is impossible or counterproductive, the use of land transport is primordial. The number of active equipment it’s unknown, but estimations are possible. The number of medium and heavy trucks, HETs and Palletized Load Systems (PLS) were 250 IVECO M3-21.14 TT, 100 IVECO TRACTOR, ~3500 M35 series, 387 M54 series, ~1,000 M800 series, 195 M816 Wrecker, ~160 M900 series, ~1000 TRM10000/9000 BMH and 600 ACMAT VLRAAn unknown number of Pegaso 3055, Mercedes-Benz Actros and Unimog are also in RMA’s inventory. The Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) received were an unknown number of M746, 23 M1070 and 133 M911, and two M1075 and M1076 PLS were also purchased.

Armoured recovery vehicles (ARV) are used to repair damaged as well as broken-down armoured vehicles during combat, or to tow them out of the danger zone for more extensive repairs. For this mission 195 M816 Wrecker, 86 M578, 20 VAB 6×6 ECH ARV, 10 SDP 4KH 7FA SB Greif, 4 VT1A ARV and 81 M88A1 Recovery Vehicles were aquired.

Military engineering vehicles are vehicles built for the construction work or for the transportation of combat engineers on the battlefield. Bulldozers are extensively used, all along with 6 M728 Combat Engineer Vehicles and 6 VAB 6×6 ALV.

Mercedes Unimog

M816 Wrecker

IVECO TRACTOR


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