The 7-tonne 6x6 KHD Jupiter Truck in Modern German Army Service
The LKW 7 t gl (6x6) KHD Jupiter is one of the legends of early Bundeswehr military trucks. It primarily served in the role of transporting materials with a payload of 7 tonnes either on roads or off-road. In addition, there were variants such as a Wrecker, Recovery and Repair, Tractor Truck with shortened wheelbase, Prime Movers for trailers and artillery pieces, Tipper, Fuel Tanker, Fire Engine and other specialised roles.
This publication shows the Jupiter’s variants and its technical details from its introduction in 1960 and during its service life that lasted up till the new millenium.
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Illustrated with 69 colour photographs, 71 black&white photographs and 36 graphics
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