How much does a M88 cost?

How much does a M88 cost?

M88 Recovery Vehicle
Designed 1959
Manufacturer BMY (1961–1994) United Defense and Anniston Army Depot (1994–2005) BAE Systems Land and Armaments (since 2005)
Unit cost US$2,050,000
Produced 1961–present

How much horsepower does a M88 have?

Design of the M88 in Detail A Continental AVSI-1790-6A engine, running through an Allison XT-1400-2 transmission powered the M88. This engine produced 980 horsepower, propelling the 51 ton (46 tonne) recovery vehicle to a top speed of 26 mph (42 km/h).

How much can a M88 pull?

The Hercules is capable of towing 160,000 pounds, or 80 tons, and its boom and winch can lift 35 tons, or 70,000 pounds.

How much torque does a M88 have?

M88A2 Hercules – 2500 lb. -ft.

When did the M88 come out?

The first M88 vehicle was manufactured by BMY in 1961, while the first variant, M88A1, was introduced in 1977.

How much weight can a tank pull?

A: No more than 270 lbs. Adding more weight on your TANK™ will not increase the resistance and can potentially pop the tires and damage the equipment.

How much can an Abrams tank tow?

Effective 10 August 1998, the HERCULES was officially approved for single vehicle tow of the Abrams tank and other 70 ton combat vehicles….

Ground Clearance 17in (0.43m)
Weight, gross, fully loaded 112,000lbs (50,803KG) 70 tons

What happens if I tow too much weight?

Exceeding what your vehicle is designed to tow can strain your engine and transmission, accelerate brake wear, damage your tires and even warp your chassis. This could in turn trigger catastrophic failure while driving and could lead to property damage or serious injury.

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