Specific: The shelter mounted
on the shown truck is a "ACE 2" model produced
by Italian Rinaldo Piaggio SpA in Genova. It contains a facsimile and a
HF-radio for retrieving meteorological information
The system was acquired by NATO in the mid 1970´s to be
used by COMBALTAP field headquarter. Mounted on a
Mercedes-Benz LA/911 it was maintained by personnel from
the 6th Danish Signal Battalion.
COMBALTAP was closed in a reorganisation of the
European NATO-headquarters in the late 1980´s, and the
obsolete MEDCOM-shelter was transferred to Denmark around
1990. It was then mounted on the shown IVECO 110 - 17.
Historical: The model 110 - 17 AW was acquired
by the German Army from 1988 to supplement existing
stocks of the Mercedes-Benz 1017A 5 ton truck. Same characteristics
as for the 110 - 16 except for dual rear-tyres and some minor
details. Also available without 4-wheel drive.
Besides the ordinary version with cargo bed, a version
with double cab for drivers training was acquired.
Length: 7.04 m (274 inches).
Width: 2.46 m (96 inches).
Height: 2.84 m (111 inches).
Weight: 12.000 kg (26.400 lb.).
Engine: Deutz Diesel, 6-cylinder, type BF6L 913,
6.128 cm3 (373 cubic inches) displacement, air-cooled,
Horsepower: 168 at 2650 rpm.
Transmission: 6-speed, type ZF S 6-36.
Transfer case: 2-speed.
Electrical system: 24 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Dual circuit pneumatic.
Tyres: 10.00 - 22.5.
without preparation: 0.8 m (31 inches).
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 200 liter (44 gallons).
Range: 300 km (187 miles).
Crew: 1 + 2.
Additional: Differential-locks in front-