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Paul Kane

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Moving Military Machinery
« on: July 30, 2008, 03:29:51 PM »
I saw quite a few of these loads headed into the Charleston area on I-26.  These were shot on two different days.  I guess you need to have a Peterbilt to haul this type of load. :roll:












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Moving Military Machinery
« on: July 30, 2008, 03:29:51 PM »

Paul Kane

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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2008, 03:31:18 PM »
There were at least a half dozen of these tanker loads that came by over the course of several minutes. 


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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2008, 03:32:39 PM »
These two tough looking Landstar Petes were laying over at the Jane Lew Truckstop in Jane Lew W.Va. on Sunday 7/13.







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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2008, 03:35:13 PM »
Almost home, and just enough light to squeeze out a couple of last pictures at the Citgo Truckstop in Mount Morris, Pa.  These two
Landstar trucks were laying over with their oversize tank loads.





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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2008, 03:39:12 PM »
Cool pics. Interesting loads. And most of those Petes are not plain jane ones either.

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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2008, 08:47:23 PM »
So I guess Landstar handles all (or most) military loads?





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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2008, 09:33:54 PM »
Those are some Excellent looking Pics Paul  :-o :-o I like that Orange Pete Large Bunk and that Blue Pete Large Bunk as well  :-o :-o :-o :-D :-D

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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2008, 06:30:22 AM »
Very interesting pics Paul. Seem that those military jobs pay for outstanding trucks..

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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2008, 06:40:01 AM »
In your first series of pics the vehicles were various types of MRAPs.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MRAP_(armored_vehicle)

In your 4 truck stop pictures those are M3 Bradley AFVs, not Tanks.  tanks require special lowboys to transport.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M2/M3_Bradley_Fighting_Vehicle

Those Bradleys look like they've been stripped down and area going for rebuild. Here's a blurb I was able to find about that program:

BAE Systems works through its Public Private Partnership with Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texas to remanufacture and upgrade these vehicles. Initial disassembly and subsystem rebuild is performed at RRAD. Further disassembly and structural modifications is performed by BAE Systems in Fayette County, PA. The final assembly, integration and test is conducted at the BAE Systems facility in York, PA.

Unlike RESET programs, designed to replace all defective or worn parts and restore/service a vehicle back to pre-combat condition, remanufacture is a complete rebuild designed to return it to full “zero miles” condition, and install upgrades.

Unless otherwise specified, the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, MI is the contracting agency and BAE Land Systems and Armaments is the contract recipient.



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Re: Moving Military Machinery
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2008, 02:15:27 AM »
Excellent catches! Not a bad looking one among these rigs, and very interesting loads on them, too! Thanks, too, to HuntFlatbed for the info.  8-)

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