SECTION II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES
The M9 ACE is an armored, amphibious (wades) combat earthmover, used for:
It is a multi-purpose vehicle, and can be used as:
An earth hauler.
A cargo carrier.
A prime mover.
Some of the M9 capabilities are:
Travels on land up to 30 mph (48 km/h).
Climbs up to 60 percent grades.
Drawbar pull of up to 30,000 lb (13,620 kg) at 1.5 mph (2.4 km/h).
Winch (Invar) pull of up to 25,000 lb (11,350 kg).
Winch (Lakeshore) pull of up to 35,000 lb (15,891 kg).
The features of the M9 are: