Comparing Military Aircraft Ground Support Equipment

Comparing Tractors

While aircraft operations are challenging for ground support equipment (GSE) at any airport, military GSE typically works under much harsher conditions. Military GSE must always be fully mission-capable and reliably work under all circumstances, no matter the situation. A military tow tractor must be rugged, easy to operate, maintain and repair, and support the mission at a moment’s notice.

Whether it’s for towing various aircraft, mobile ground support equipment or cargo, Eagle Tugs offers a complete portfolio of military tow tractors. The following comparison guide will help you to better understand the distinct features and differences between Eagle Tugs’ military aircraft ground support equipment.

Military Tow Truck Models

Eagle Tugs can provide a military tractor truck for nearly any condition or use. An USATS military tug includes a front operation seat for better control and overall visibility. And our line of TT Series tugs offers an incredibly efficient pushback, excellent traction and equal weight distribution.

USATS Tugs

USATS Military Aircraft Tugs

Tug Models:
USATS-6 and USATS-8
Load Type:
Military aircraft up to 51,000-58,000 lbs.
Towbar Type:
Towbar
Powertrain:
AWD
Drawbar Pull:
6,000-8,000 lbf.
Towing Capacity:
60,000-75,000 lbs.
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Suitable Weather Conditions:
All surface conditions
Warranty:
1-year/2,000-hour warranty and 3-year/3,000-hour warranty
TT SEries Tugs

TT Series Aircraft Tugs

Tug Models:
TT-4, TT-5, TT-6, TT-8, TT-10 and TT-12
Load Type:
Light- to super-midsize business & regional jets
Towbar Type:
Towbar
Powertrain:
All-wheel drive (AWD)
Drawbar Pull:
4,000-12,000 lbf.
Towing Capacity:
55,000-130,000 lbs.
Fuel Type:
Diesel, gas or liquid petroleum<
Suitable Weather Conditions:
All surface conditions
Warranty:
3-year/3,000-hour warranty

Military Eagle Bobtail Tractor Models

The Eagle Bobtail Tractor remains the most reliable high-speed cargo tractor on the market today. Plus, it lasts more than three times longer than traditional cargo tractors. And every Bobtail Tractor comes with unparalleled reliability and factory-direct support.

EB2-5 Tug

Eagle EB2-5 High-Speed Bobtail Tractor

Chassis:
Ford Super-Duty F-350
Drawbar Pull:
5,000 lbf.
Towing Capacity:
65,000 lbs.
Fuel Type:
Gas with an option for diesel for those outside of the U.S.
Maximum Speed:
25 mph
Suitable Operating Conditions:
Ideal for towing 3-4 cargo dollies long distances in typical operating conditions
Warranty:
1-year/2,000-hour warranty and 3-year/3,000-hour warranty
EB2-7

Eagle EB2-7 High-Speed Bobtail Tractor

Chassis:
Ford F-350
Drawbar Pull:
7,500 lbf.
Towing Capacity:
105,000 lbs.
Fuel Type:
Gas with an option for diesel for those outside of the U.S.
Maximum Speed:
25 mph
Suitable Operating Conditions:
Ideal for towing 5-6 cargo dollies long distances in typical operating conditions
Warranty:
1-year/2,000-hour warranty and 3-year/3,000-hour warranty
EB2-8 Tugs

Eagle EB2-8 High-Speed Bobtail Tractor

Chassis:
Ford F-550
Drawbar Pull:
8,000 lbf.
Towing Capacity:
110,000 lbs.
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Maximum Speed:
25 mph
Suitable Operating Conditions:
Ideal for towing 5-6 cargo dollies long distances in typical operating conditions
Warranty:
1-year/2,000-hour warranty and 3-year/3,000-hour warranty
EB2-10 Tugs

Eagle EB2-10 High-Speed Bobtail Tractor

Chassis:
Ford F-750
Drawbar Pull:
10,000 lbf.
Towing Capacity:
130,000 lbs.
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Maximum Speed:
25 mph
Suitable Operating Conditions:
Ideal for towing 5-6 cargo dollies long distances in typical operating conditions
Warranty:
1-year/2,000-hour warranty and 3-year/3,000-hour warranty

Learn More About Military Aircraft Ground Support Equipment

Eagle Tugs provides military ground support solutions for any circumstance, from off-the-shelf models to custom-built aircraft tugs. Our extensive military experience allows us to recommend the right military tow truck for your unique conditions, location and use. As a Central Contractor Registration (CCR) company, we work closely with contracting officers to guide you through the contracting process. Reach out to our experts today to request a quote.

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