A medium-duty truck that has been riding in the U.S. Army's tactical fleet for more than one decade is now available for commercial use. Photo: Courtesy of Worldwide Machinery Since 1988, more than 50,000 FMTVs have been built for military use. Contractors can now order them for their own private fleets. Displayed at last month's CONEXPO-CON/AGG construction show, the truck is “a unique beast,” says Chris Wilson, vice president of Channelview, Texas-based Worldwide Industrial Parts and Supply. “It eats the ground, and it just goes and goes and goes,” he adds. A subsidiary of equipment distributor Worldwide Machinery, the firm
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