MACK DEFENSE, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MACK TRUCKS, Inc. responsible for the sale of MACK Trucks to all Federal / Ministerial level customers globally. Mack is proud of its history and support of the military. Mack’s famous “Bulldog” nickname was started during WWI by the British Tommys who, when facing daunting terrain, would yell, “Send in the Mack Bulldogs.” Mack Defense modifies base commercial products to meet government and military customer requirements and is a complete system solution integrator. Being part of the Volvo Group means that MACK Defense is backed by one of the largest truck manufacturing groups in the world and can provide global support in over 190 markets.
The Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck is a commercially-based Mack® Granite® dump truck, engineered to be the best-in-class tactical vehicle solution from the only company that can deliver these unparalleled capabilities to the U.S. Army. Mack Defense assembled a world class team with one purpose in mind — to provide the U.S. Army with a best-in-class heavy dump truck that meets all military requirements. The chassis is built strong (rock-solid) and when combined with a crane can offer an all-terrain solution capable of 30 to 60 tons. Making it the perfect tool for light, medium, and heavy lifts.
The Mack Defense Granite Wrecker is a rugged and reliable truck. It features a fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that delivers plenty of horsepowers (440 HP), plus great low-end torque (up to 1,660 lb.-ft.) to provide you with the muscle to conquer any challenge and the endurance to work all day long. It is built on the proven Mack Cornerstone™ chassis that delivers rock-solid performance as it provides a constant frame rail height and sits high off the ground for maximum ground clearance over rough terrain. This 30-ton wrecker is built to handle some seriously heavy loads. It features a60,000-lb. (27,360 kg) rated boom capacity that offers a low profile.
The Mack Defense Granite Troop Carrier is a rugged and reliable truck. It features a fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that delivers plenty of horsepower (400 HP), plus great low-end torque (up to 1,460 lb.-ft.) to provide you with the muscle and the endurance needed to support your operations. It is built on the proven Mack Cornerstone™ chassis that delivers rock-solid performance. Its galvanized steel cab mounted on airbags and shocks and stabilized with sway bars soaks up the rough road for a smooth ride. The chassis is available in14 configurations, each built with application-specific cross members, and it offers three frame rail thicknesses (8, 9.5 and 11.1 mm).
The Mack Defense Granite Water/Fuel Tanker boasts a 3,170-gallon (12,000 L) tank that is constructed with durable 12-gauge stainless steel. It has full-width bumper and fender skirts and comes with two hoses with male/female adaptors. It has a spare tire and carrier mounted to the rear of the tank along with a ladder for manhole access. This rugged performer has a driveline angle that is optimized for longer component life and minimal vibration. It is outfitted with UniMax™ axle hubs that are sealed and maintenance-free and require no servicing. And the short distance from bumper to tire provides front-end swing clearance, outstanding wheel cuts, and an exceptional turning radius.
The Mack Defense Line Haul is a commercially-based Mack Anthem® – designed to haul up to 60 Ton payloads. The Mack Defense Line Haul challenges your expectations of a conventional transport truck – while meeting all military requirements. Efficiency and durability are built into every component, reducing your maintenance costs while maximizing uptime. It is powered by the fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that provides plenty of horsepower (440 HP), with low-end torque up to 1,600 lb-ft to haul over any grade. Steep grades to long hauls, the Mack Defense Line Haul has the power to handle heavy equipment and the efficiency to run longer.