Scammell Pioneer

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Scammell Pioneer
8inchHowitzerTowedByScammellPioneer12Jan1940.jpg
A British Army Scammell Pioneer towing an 8-inch howitzer of 1st Heavy Regiment, near Calais (12 January 1940)
Teep Tractor unit
Place o oreegin Unitit Kinrick
Service history
In service 1932 - 1980s
Uised bi Breetish Airmy
Wars Warld War II
Production history
Designer Scammell Lorries Ltd
Designed 1927
Produced 1927–1945
No. biggit 3,414
Variants Heavy artillery tractor,
Heavy recovery vehicle &
Tank transporter
Specifications
Wecht Unladen: 8.38 long tons (8.51 t)
Payload: 2.95 long tons (3.00 t)
Max towed: 19.64 long tons (19.96 t)
Lenth 20 feet 7 inches (6.27 m)
Tank transporter: 22 feet (6.7 m),
with trailer: 36 feet 6 inches (11.13 m)
Weenth 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 m)
Tank transporter: 9 feet 5 inches (2.87 m)
Hicht 9 feet 9 inches (2.97 m)

Ingine 510 cu in (8.4 L) Gardner 6-cylinder Diesel
102 brake horsepower (76 kW) at 1700 rpm
Transmission 6-speed constant-mesh gearbox
Suspension Walking beam, 6×4
Operational
range
430 miles (690 km)
Speed 24 miles per hour (39 km/h)

The Scammell Pioneer wis a Breetish 6×4 tractor unit uised in Warld War II as an artillery tractor, recovery vehicle an tank transporter.