M113 Vehicles
MTVL Characteristics*

General

Weight, max GVW 40,000 lb (18,140 kg)
Crew, basic 10 man with winter gear and full pack
Fuel tank capacity 130 gallons (492 liters)
   
Performance  
Speed  41 mph  (66 km/h)
Acceleration, 0 20 mph 7.1 sec
      0 30 mph 
16.7 sec
Cruising range 300 miles (483 km)
Turning radius Pivot to infinite
Slope  60%
Side slope 40%
Trench crossing 86 in  (218 cm)
Vertical wall climbing 36 in  (91 cm)
Gross hp-to-weight ratio 20.0 hp/ton
   
Engine  
Make and model Detroit Diesel 6V53TIA
  electronically controlled
Gross horsepower 400 hp @ 2800 rpm
Displacement 318 in3  (5.2 liter)
Peak Torque 837 ftlbs @ 1600 rpm
Fuel Diesel
   
Transmission, Automatic  
Make and model Allison X200-4B
Type Hydrokinetic
Steering Hydrostatic
Brake Type Multiple wet plate
   
Running Gear  
Suspension type Torsion bar
Roadwheels 6 pr. per side  

24 in diameter (61 cm)

Track type T130 or T150
Number of shoes 75 left, 76 right
Track pitch 6 in (15.2 cm)
Track width 15 in (38 cm)
Roadarm stations 6 per side
Shock absorbers 4 per side
Total roadwheel travel 15.3 in  (38.9 cm)
   
Electrical System  
Generator 200 amp, 28 volts dc
Batteries 12 volt, 120 ah, 4 total
Optional Generators 300 or 400 amp
   
Fire Extinguishers  
Fixed C02 - 5 lb (2.3 kg)
Portable C02 - 5 lb (2.3 kg)
Automatic Fire Suppression  Engine and/or 
System (optional) crew compartments
   
Armament  
Commander's Cupola  50 cal M2, or 
40mm Mark 19, or 7.62 M240
Optional  One or Two-man weapon stations
   
   
Armor Protection  
Basic Hull 7.62mm NATO AP
Optional Add-on Armor Kits 14.5mm ballistic
  30mm ballistic
  Chemical Energy
  Mine protection
   
Driver's Vision Enhancers  
Image Intensifying AN/VVS-2
Thermal AN/VAS-5
   
Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Protection  

 

 
Ventilated face piece M13
Optional Overpressure
  Regenerative Collective protection
   
Other Options  
Swim kit  
Firing ports  
Air-conditioning  
Com/Nav packages  
 

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