Hungary is another former WARSAW Pact member who has joined NATO (in 1999) that is under going modernisation of its equipment/vehicles, bring them up to NATO standards and The Hungarian Raba H18 Truck is one of these, entering service with the Hungarian Forces in 2004.
Raba, who build the vehicle, is on of Hungary’s largest automotive manufacturer. The vehicle uses a cab and engine supplied by German Firm ‘MAN AG’.
The vehicle is set to be a new workhorse, capable of transporting 10 tons of supplies, troops and can tow trailers or artillery.
The Hungarian Raba H18 Truck Spec’s
Configuration 6 x 6
Cab seating 1 + 2 men
Weight (empty) 10.75 tonne
Maximum load 8 – 10 tonne
Engine Man diesel 280 hp
Maximum road speed 85 – 100 km/h
Range 850 km
Side slope 40%
Vertical step 0.5m