Specific: DAF VT 1600 shown as
tractor truck used by the former 6th Danish Signal
Battalion. The battalion had a total of 3 semi-trailers.
2 were delivered in the late 1950/early 1960´s. A third
was delivered in the mid 1970´s along with the DAF
trucks, which superseded a pair of Ford
As the DAF´s were not quite up to the job, they were
superseded by Mercedes LA1313 tractors around 1981.
The semi-trailer was used in a teletype platoon for
preparing, transmitting and handling messages.
Historical: The 1600-series dates back to the
1950´s. Both 7- and 8 ton versions were available.
Besides cargo- and tractor-trucks a tipper could be
delivered. Also available with 4-wheel drive.
Engine: Own 6-cylinder, 5.750 cm3 (351 cubic inches).
Transfer case: N/A.
Electrical system: N/A.
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: N/A.