The KM1002 Tank Transporter is further developed tractor unit based on the KM100 8×8 truck series. In service with the ROKA, its used to pull semi-trailers that can handle up to 60 tons worth Armoured Fighting Vehicles, which includes tanks such as the K1A1, T-80, K21 IFV and K9 Thunder SPG.
Entering service in 2001, it was developed and manufactured by Korean Firm Kia. The tractor unit is made up of the cab which accommodates the driver and the crew (up to 5) of the tank its transporting. The 450hp Hyundai D6CA diesel is located under the cab. It gives the vehicle a top-road speed of 80 km/h and Range 400 km.
The KM1002 Tank Transporter Spec’s
Weight 17.7 tonne
Maximum load 60 tonne