The M1078 standard cargo truck is designed to transport cargo and soldiers. It has a payload capacity of 2.27 t and to facilitate loading and if equipped unloading the bed-side rails are mounted on hinges and can be lowered. The cargo bed can be equipped with an optional bench seat kit for the transport of soldiers. The bench seats if equipped are constructed of a non-wood material and attach to the cargo bed side rails, and can be folded down and stowed when not in use. Soldiers are assisted when climbing in and out of the cargo bed area with the aid of a ladder, which is stowed on a vehicle when not in use. A canvas and bows kit are available to keep both soldiers and cargo protected from the elements. The M1078 can be equipped with optional electrically operated self-recovery winch kit capable of fore and aft vehicle recovery operations.
Ruther Glen, Virginia, United States