Specific: The Magirus-Deutz
178D15AL entered service in the Danish Army in 1967. The
178, designated as Truck, 7.000 kg, was primarily used in
artillery-units as cargo-carrier and artillery-tractor
and by logistic units. All the Danish 178´s were
delivered with closed cab.
Here shown before departure to the former Yugoslavia as
part of the UNPROFOR.
Now superseded by the Magirus Eurotrakker.
Some 80 trucks have been donated to Estonia as aid.
Historical: The 178D15AL superseded the Magirus
Jupiter in 1964.
The 178 was produced until 1967 at the Magirus factory at
Length: 9.09 m (354 inches).
Width: 2.50 m (97 inches).
Height: 3.25 m (126 inches).
Weight: 15.000 kg (33.000 lb.).
Engine: Own V8-cylinder, type F/A8L714D, 12.667 cm3
(773 cubic inches), air cooled.
Horsepower: 178 at 2.300 rpm.
Transmission: 6-speed, type ZF AK 6-55.
Transfer case: 2-speed.
Electrical system: 24 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Dual circuit air-over-hydraulic.
Tyres: 11.00 - 20.
without preparation: 0.85 m (12 inches).
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 160 liter (35 gallons).
Range: 350 km (219 miles).
Crew: 1 + 21.
Armament: Could be armed with 1 0.50
caliber machine gun in ringmount.
Additional: Servo assisted steering.
Webasto heater in cab.
Magirus-Deutz 178D15AL (National) (40 kb)
Magirus-Deutz 178D15AL (Fuel Truck) (23 kb)