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Mercedes 2628A/45, 6 x 6, 24V, D (front view, left side)

 
 

Front view, left side

Picture courtesy of Rasmus Stavnsborg, Copenhagen

 

Danish Army Specific: This picture shows a Mercedes 2628 Recovery Vehicle just before departure to the former Yugoslavia as part of the DANBAT/UNPROFOR.
2 chassis, 1 with
Hägglunds Moelv-gear (131 kb) (Norway) and 1 with Saferec-gear (102 kb) (Sweden) acquired in 1978. Another 5 produced by H.F. Nielsen's Maskinfabrik in Haslev (shown) were delivered in 1989.
Further 2 recovery vehicles on IVECO Magirus MP380E42W chassis were ordered in 1995.
Historical
: The Mercedes 2628 series 12.000 kg truck was developed along the same line as the Mercedes 1628A and 2028A and shares many features and components. The 2628 does, however, have a heavier payload and can be used as an artillery tractor.
Length: 8.26 m (322 inches).
Width: 2.55 m (99 inches).
Height: 3.95 (154 inches).
Weight: 26.000 kg (57.200 lb.).
Engine
: Own V8-cylinder, type OM 422, 14.618 cm3 (891 cubic inches) displacement, direct injection, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 280 at 2.300 rpm.
Transmission: ZF 5S - 111 fully synchronized with crawler providing 8 forward and 1 reverse.
Transfer case: 2-speed VG 1400.
Electrical system: 12 volt (24 volt starter), negative ground.
Brakes: Dual-circuit, compressed air.
Tyres: 15.50/80 - 20 or 395/85 - 20.
Fording depth:
without preparation: 1.2 m (47 inches).
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 300 liter (66 gallons).
Range: 350 km (218 miles).
Crew: 1 + 1.
Additional: Servo assisted steering. Mounted with HMF 2752-K2 crane. 3 winches mounted; a ITAG WPH 200-1 (18 tons), a ITAG WPH 100-1 (10 tons) and a ITAG WOH 10-18 (5 tons).
Variants:
Mercedes 2628K38 fuel truck (22 kb)
Mercedes 2628K38 tipper (121 kb)


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