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Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) Trailer (MTVR-T)
Mk 38 MTVR HIMARS Resupply Trailer (RST)
Mk 105 MTVR Cargo Trailer
Mk 149 MTVR Water Trailer

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) Trailer (MTVR-T) trailers were intended to replace the M105, M149 and M353 Trailers and would augment the payload and complement the capability of the MTVR series of tactical vehicles. The MTVR-T would deliver and dispense water at the unit level and would transport ammunition, breakbulk, engineer equipment, generators, air compressors, welders, and communications equipment.

At least one, but no more than 3 trailer configurations would be provided to accomplish these missions, as long as maximum commonality of parts among the configurations was achieved. The MTVR-T was required to be capable of transporting payloads over 7,000 lbs (threshold) (KPP), 10,000 lbs (objective), over the entire mission profile of the MTVR. The MTVR-T was also required be capable of transporting various types of cargo to include ammunition, breakbulk cargo, power generation systems, and bulk liquids. Integral ISO locks and/or modules were to be considered to accommodate the variety of configurations. The Mk 38 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Resupply Trailer (RST) began fielding in FY05. The Mk 105 MTVR cargo trailer and Mk 149 MTVR water trailer began fielding in FY09.

The Mk 38 MTVR HIMARS RST was a 4-wheeled, wagon type, trailer with a cargo bed capable of transporting up to 2 Multiple Launch Rocket Family of Munitions (MFOM) and 2 Resupply Vehicle (RSV) or Resupply Trailer (RST) spare tires. The RST was capable of being towed by any MTVR variant having a standard pintle, but was intended as a companion vehicle for the Mk 37 MTVR HIMARS RSV.

The Mk 105 MTVR Cargo Trailer was the Marine Corps Medium fleet trailer for transporting break-bulk cargo, and ammunition. The cargo trailer was designed for use on all types of roads, highways, and cross-country terrain and was designed to match the MTVR speeds over these specific terrain types. The cargo trailer was rated for an 8000 pound payload over all terrain types and was designed to operate in a full range of environmental conditions from extreme temperatures such as arctic weather conditions -50 F with and tropical conditions to +125 F. The headboard and tailgates were removable for ease of loading. The trailer incorporated 24 inch sideboards for cargo containment along with on-board stowage of the tarp, bows, headboard, and tailgate. There were integral tie-downs located on the side-rails and in the bed of the trailer for various load configurations. All trailers were equipped with tiedown and lifting provisions. The MTVR Cargo Trailer was intended to replace existing M105 series cargo trailers.

The Mk 149 MTVR Water Trailer was the Marine Corps Medium fleet trailer for transporting potable water. The water trailer was designed for use on all types of roads, highways, and cross-country terrain and was designed to match the MTVR speeds over these specific terrain types. The water trailer was rated for 600 gallons over all terrain types and was designed to operate in a full range of environmental conditions from extreme temperatures such as arctic weather conditions (-25 F w/o a heater kit) and tropical conditions to +125 F. The water trailer had an 18 inch hatch to allow for easy ingress to the tank for cleaning. The trailer contained 3 visual level indicators in the rear of the tank for accurate water level indication. The dispensing unit was removable and stowable on the trailer to ensure safe transport of the dispensing system without damage. The dispensing system contained 6 dispensing points that allowed efficient filling of 5-gallon cans and canteens. All trailers were equipped with tiedown and lifting provisions. The MTVR Water Trailer was intended to replace existing M149 series water trailers.




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