DAF T244 4x4
DAF T244 4x4
The DAF 4x4 Truck is the primary cargo and logistics vehicle of the British Armed forces. The Vehicle has a cargo capacity of 5000kg and is able to accommodate a range of specialist stores such as NATO pallets, containers, fuel pods or seating for 20 fully equipped troops. Specification: Cummins 5.9lt Turbo Diesel Engine Left or Right hand drive available Permanent 4x4 Hi Lo Ratio with Diff Lock Power Steering, Air brakes, Nato style rear hitch, Spare wheel. Cab seating 1 + 2 men Engine power 145hp Maximum road speed 89 km/h Range 500 km Manoeuvrability Gradient 60% Side slope 30% Vertical step ~ 0.5 m Trench ~ 0.6 m Fording 0.75 m Dimensions: Weight (empty) 6 t Maximum load 5t Length 6.65 m Width 2.49 m Height 3.34 m The DAF T244 can tow trailers with a maximum weight of 5 400 kg and features a cargo body with a removable tailgate and dropsides. Cab accommodates driver plus two passengers. The sleeper cab has space provision for the crew's kit with the cab roof being strengthened to bear the weight of two men and has provision for a roof hatch over the observers platform inside the cab. Every component on the vehicle was rigorously tested prior to the selection contest, including the axles which were specially developed by DAF. The DAF truck has assumed many of the tasks undertaken by the previous Bedford M series 4-tonne vehicles. It can carry 20 troops or 3 standard NATO pallets, and may be encountered with a variety of special bodies.