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Jeep trailer

The Jeep trailer was a small 1/4-ton cargo trailer designed to be towed by U.S. Army Jeeps.


History

When the Army developed the Willys MB it needed a cargo trailer that would track behind the vehicle. The first trailer was called the "Trailer, 1/4-ton, 2W, cargo, Amphibian". The second version which was built for the Willys M38, was called the M100 trailer, and the third version, for the M151 MUTT was called the M416 trailer.

Versions

  • The World War II version came in both the standard, and K-38A versions. the K-38A was a modification of the K-38 trailer for the U.S. Army Signal Corps
  • The Korean War version, or M100 was also modified into the M367 trailer for the Signal corps. and also came in a plain chassis the M116.
  • The Canadian Army version, or M100 CDN very closely resembles the M100, except it was manufactured in Winnipeg at Motor Coach Industries (MCI) or the Canadian Armed Forces.
  • The Vietnam War version, or M416 came in the following modifications. M416A1, M416B1, M569 chassis, and V-498 trailer for AN/TTC-41.


See also

References

  • TM 9-2800 Standard Military Motor Vehicles. dated 1 sept. 1943: http://www.scribd.com/doc/140198120/TM-9-2800-1943-STANDARD-MILITARY-MOTOR-VEHICLES-1-SEPTEMBER-1943
  • TM 9-2800 Military vehicles dated Oct. 1947
  • TM 11-227 Signal Communication Directory. dated 10 April 1944
  • TM 11-487 Electrical Communication systems Equipment. dated 2 Oct. 1944
  • TM 9-2330-251-14 Trailer Cargo 1/4Ton [1]

External links

  • http://wwiijeepparts.com/Archives/JeepTrailer.html
  • http://www.olive-drab.com/idphoto/id_photos_mbt.php
  • http://bantamt3c.com/ civilian version.


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