The SX was a family of high-mobility off-road tactical trucks manufactured by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV). Production had concluded by early 2019. The SX range has its design origins in the MAN KAT1 (occasionally presented MAN Cat 1) range of trucks, and for a brief period was marketed as the S2000 range of trucks. MAN (now RMMV) claimed it was the most mobile and reliable truck on earth.
Photographed at Gilze-Rijen Air Base, the Netherlands, a MAN SX 8x8
|Type||8×8, 6×6, and 4×4 off-road trucks|
|Place of origin||Germany|
|Used by||Algeria, Austria (badged OAF), Denmark, Germany, Italy, Kuwait, Lithuania, Norway, Oman, Slovenia, Sweden, UAE and the UK. In some instances numbers were small.|
|Manufacturer||MAN SE / RMMV|
There were 8×8, 6×6, and 4×4 variants, although during later production runs only 6×6 and 8×8 variants were produced. All SX trucks are air-transportable by C-130 Hercules in cargo configuration, with limited preparation in some instances. A 10×10 demonstrator was also built, with a 1000 hp engine, but this did not enter production.
An 8x8 heavy recovery version has also been built; the UK MoD ordering 288.
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