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M88 Recovery Vehicle


Specifications
M88A1 M88A2 HERCULES
Manufacturer BMY Combat Systems Division
  • United Defense, Ground Systems Division
  • Anniston Army Depot (ANAD)
  • Primary functionrecovery vehicle for main battle tanks Improved recovery vehicle for main battle tanks
    Length 352.5in (8.27M)(Boom Stowed) 27.13 feet (8.27 meters)
    Width135in (3.43M) At track 11.25 feet (3.43 meters)
    Height123in (3.13M) Boom Stowed 10.25 feet (3.12 meters)
    Ground Clearance17in (0.43m)
    Weight, gross, fully loaded112,000lbs (50,803KG) 70 tons
    Power plant
  • 12 Cylinder Diesel 750 HP at 2400 RPM:
  • Combined Transmission, Differential Steering & Brake Unit
  • JP-8 Tuned 1,050 HP Engine
  • Twin Engine Mounted Hydraulic Coolers
  • Vehicle Speed
  • 27.0 MPH (42KM/HR) w/o Towed Load
  • 18.0 MPH (29KM/HR) w Towed load
  • 4.5 MPH (7.2KM/HR) w Towed Load up to 10% Grade
  • 30 MPH (maximum)
    Fuel capacity400Gal (1515 Liters) 400 gallons
    Fuel Consumption0.7MPG (9.3KM Liter) at 16 MPH
    Cruising range 300 miles
    Fording depth
    Without kit 56 inches
    With kit 102 inches
    Grade ascending 60%
    Trench crossing 103 inches
    Boom capacity 35 tons
    Vehicle hoisting capability
    Spade up40,000 LB (4 Part Line W/Lockout) 6 tons
    Spade down50,000 LB (4 Part Line) 35 tons
    Boom Lift Height (MAX)
  • At 8FT Reach: 22.5 FT
  • At 4FT Reach: 25 FT
  • Line Pull
  • Hoist Winch (4Part Line): 50,000 LB
  • Main Winch : 90,000 LB
  • At 4FT Reach: 25 FT
  • Crew 4 enlisted Commander
    Driver
    Mechanic
    Unit Replacement Cost $2,050,000



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