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XM1091 Fuel/Water Tanker

The XM1091 Fuel/Water Tanker is designed to transport fuel or water to support the soldiers on the battlefield. The M1091 is constructed of stainless steel with internal baffles and can transport 1500 gallons. It is a self contained unit, housing the pump and control module, hoses, reels and dispensing nozzles, metering instruments, fuel level indicator, filters, and a sampling probe used with the aqua-glow water sampling kit. The pump can dispense 20 -100 gallons per minute with deadman controller that halts dispensing to prevent accidental spillage. The vehicle is still in the developmental phase.



1500-Gallon (U.S.)

Fuel Tanker

No other tactical truck in its class can match its standard features:

  • Full-time all-wheel drive
  • Soldier-smart CTIS (Central Tire Inflation System)
  • Fully automatic transmission
  • Integral transfer case
  • Anti-sway bar
  • High horsepower-to-weight ratio
  • Fully MANPRINT compliant
  • HAEMP hardened

Basic Vehicle Information

Vehicle Model M1091
NSN 2320-01-354-4527
Drive 6 x 6 (full-time) with locking interaxle differential
Engine Diesel, EPA compliant, 290 hp
Transmission Fully automatic
Axles Single reduction with outboard planetaries
Cab 3-Man, cab-over-engine
Tires Super singles with CTIS and beadlocks


Length 317" (8,054 mm)
Height Operational 
For Air Transport
112" (2,845 mm) 
105.5" (2,680 mm)
Width 96" (2,438 mm)
Wheelbase 177" (4,500 mm)
Vehicle Curb Weight No Kits, Crew, Fuel 24,194 lb (10,974 kg)
Ground Clearance Loaded 22" (559 mm)

Performance Characteristics

Maximum Speed Governed, at Gross Weight 58 mph (94 km/h)
Range Minimum, at Gross Weight 300+ mi (483+ km)
Maximum Grade 60%
Approach Angle 40o
Departure Angle Standard 39o
Fording Without KIT 
With KIT
36" (914 mm) 
60" (1,524 mm)
Payload Fuel 10,575 lb (4,797 kg)

Equipment Specifications

Chassis M1091, NSN 2320-01-354-4527
Tank Tank Assembly Constructed with 304 stainless steel with internal baffles according to DOT. Top/bottom loading
Fuel Servicing System Capability All U.S. Army aircraft and helicopters, and tracked and wheeled vehicles
Reloading from all U.S. Army fuel-dispensing systems including bottom loading @ 600 GPM
Self-loading capability @ 200 GPM
Pumping FMTV standard is automatic, operator preset flow rate in 10-GPM increments (20-100 GPM) per hose with deadman controller
Fuel flow is metered, filtered or unfiltered with a flow control valve from a PTO-driven 200-GPM pump
Alternate (backup) pumping is from a 24 VDC, motor-driven, 25 GPM pump
Hoses and Reels 2 each, 1 1/2" dia., 50-foot long fuel-dispensing hoses on air-powered self-rewinding reels
Hose ends are 2", self-sealing, quick disconnect
Static ground reels with 40-foot grounding cables and a 10-foot "Y" branch at the end with alligator end connections electrically bonded to the vehicle chassis frame
Metering A meter is provided for each fuel-servicing hose to indicate fuel dispensed, with one indicating through each hose.  A total fuel dispensing meter is also included.  Meters provide 1-gallon increment fuel measurement
Pump and Control Module Rear-mounted pump controls are readily accessible/visible under all operating conditions.  Includes both an automatic control shut-off valve when control door is closed and an emergency control cable, which melts and automatically closes in case of fire.  An emergency fuel shut-off control is positioned near the cab on both the dirver's and second passenger's side
Filter Separator Per MIL-F-8901, readily accessible and includes automatic/manual drain, water sight glass, and color-coded differential pressure gauge
Sampling Probe Located downstream of fuel filter separator for use with the aqua-glow water sampling kit
Fuel Nozzles New, improved 1-inch automotive-type (OPW) with female quick disconnects
Fuel Level Indicator Easy reading (float-type), liquid-filled gauge

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Maintained by Robert Sherman
Originally created by John Pike
Updated Saturday, September 12, 1998 6:35:55 AM