Meet Hercules – The Biggest Towing Vehicle On The Planet Is A $2M Mammoth Machine That Can Tow Up To 140 Tons
The article is about on of the biggest and baddest towing vehicles on the planet. The US military M88A2 Hercules is the machine that we are going to talk about. Hercules costs $2,000,000 and it’s not just a towing vehicle, it’s a mine resistant recovery vehicle. It’s so strong and big and it could recover a couple of M1 Abrams main battle tanks from everywhere. If such tank ends up stuck or brakes down, the United States Military M88A2 is the only way to recover such tank. In the video on our next page we are going to see how this big bad towing vehicle works.
The video is about some US tank mechanics lifting a damaged MRAP. It all happened back in 2011, August 26. The place is Combat Outpost Shir Ghazay, Helmand province, Afghanistan. You are going to see the Alpha Company, 2nd tank battalion, Regimental combat team 8, 2nd marine division. Briefly the video will show you some tank mechanics with second tanks help transporting a damaged mine resistant ambush protected vehicle onto a trailer. These mechanics also have the help of an M88A2 Hercules recovery vehicle – a $2M mammoth machine which can tow up to 140 tons. The vehicle is powered V12 twin turbo diesel engine.
With the help of this vehicle Marines could confidently retrieve any tank or other combat vehicle that may go down in the combat zone.
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If you are still willing to see how this bad V12 twin turbo diesel vehicle is towing such load, proceed to our next page and watch the video.