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DAF VT 1600 DD, 4 x 4 (Rear view, right side)

 
 

  Rear view, right side

Picture courtesy of Royal Signals Historical Collection, Fredericia


Danish Army 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 1960s. A third was delivered in the mid 1970s along with the DAF trucks, which superseded a pair of Ford F500 Custom.
As the DAFs were not quite up to the job, they were superseded by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 1950s. Both 7- and 8 ton versions were available. Besides cargo- and tractor-trucks a tipper could be delivered. Also available with 4-wheel drive.
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Engine
: Own 6-cylinder, 5.750 cm3 (351 cubic inches).
Horsepower: 120.
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with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
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