FV 1119 Truck, Recovery, Heavy, 6x6 Leyland
Written by Pete Pikey   
Saturday, 05 January 2008

This page details the Characteristics of the FV 1119 Truck, Recovery, Large, 6x6 Leyland. A highly capable recovery platform, the Leyland is bonneted, providing limited forward visibility when operating cross country. The vehicle was designed to provide recovery lift for casualties up to 15000kg. The crane is hydraulically operated, the maximum capacity for which is only reached in conjunction with outriggers.

 Manufacturer ChassisLeyland
  BodyLeyland and RoF
 FV Number
Whole Equipment
Chassis FV
  Body  FV
 Dimensions Length 8.890m (350")
  Height 3.1m (122")
  Width 2.591m (102")
  Wheelbase 4.420m (74.5")
  Track - Front
 2.089m (82.25")
  Track - Rear
2.096m (82.5")
  Deck Length
  Deck Width
  Deck Height
 Weights GVW 21061kg (47628lb)
  Unladen Weight
 Angles Approach 
 Performance Speed56.2km/h (35mph)
  Range562km (350 miles)
  Side Slope
  Stop /Restart Solo 20% (1in5)
  Stop/Restart Towing
  Turning Circle  21.34m (70ft)
  Verticle Step
  Gross Power/Weight Ratio
 6.9kW/t (9.2bhp/t)
  Max Tractive Effort Low Gear
 6043 N/t (1358lbf/t)
  Max Trailer Weight - Braked
  Max Trailer Weight - Unbraked 
 Engine ManufacturerLeyland
  TypeRolls Royce B81 Mk 5K
  Displacement6.52 litres (398 cu in)
  Gross Power
145 kW (195 bhp) @ 3750rpm
  Nett Torque
 418Nm (308lbf/t) @ 2150 rpm
  Speed Limiter?
  Speed Limited to
3750 rpm
  Ignition Type
  Lubrication Wet Sump
  Engine Cooling
 Fuel System
 Type Pressure Feed
  Pump Manufacturer
  Air Cleaner
 FVRDE Oil Bath
  Fuel Capacity
446 litres (98 Gal)
 Gearbox Manufacturer 
  Type 4 Speed synchromesh and Reverse
  Ratios  1st
Electrical Generator
 Manufacturer 28v 12amp
Batteries Capacity 24v 60 amp/hr
 To FVRDE Spec 2051, App D1, Sched B 
Clutch Manufacturer 
  Type  Twin Plate
Propeller Shafts
 Manufacturer  Hardy Spicer
Transfer Box
  Type 3 Speed
  Transfer Box Ratios
 1:055, 1.36:1 and 2.69:1
Axles Manufacturer 
 Type  Driven Front and Rear
  Ratios - Top
  Ratios - Bottom
  Quantity Two
  Differential Locks
Single transverse Semi-Elliptic
 Semi Elliptic
 Shock Absorbers Manufacturer


 Actuation - Foot Air pressure on all wheels
  Actuation - Hand  Disc type transmission in locks
  Actuation - Trailer
 2 Line Air Pressure
  Warning Device - Tractor
 Pressure Gauge
  Warning Device - Trailer
 TypeCam and Roller, hydraulic power assistance
 Wheels Manufacturer 
  Type 4 Piece
Tyres Manufacturer 
  Dimensions 15.05 x 20 cross country
 Type (Radial/Cross ply)
  Accessories  Front Chains, rear over tracks
  Onboard Tyre Compressor?
  Compressor Capacity (Psi)
Towing Attachments FrontHook
 Type  Hydraulic Two Speed
 Max rope pull/speed
Low Range - 147kN (33075ib/f) at4572mm/min
  High Range - 49kN (11025lb/f) at 13.72m/min
 Rope Length
 CapacityMax (with spade) 392kN
 Type Hydraulically Driven, Rope, Boom
 Reach 3.048 - 5.486m

1500kg@max radius without stays

15000kg with stays 

  Maximum Hook Height
 6.096m (264")
  Maximum Lift8.230m (324') 
  Max Lift of Hoist Cable
  Maximum Luff
  Lift and Slew
1400kg at 5.563m (W/out Outriggers)
   2600kg at 5.563m (with Outriggers)
 Capacities Engine Oil
  Gearbox Oil
  Transfer Box Oil
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Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 January 2008 )