EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES
1. The D6K Dozer is a track-type tractor designed for use in construction operations. The D6K Dozer provides the
Army with the capability of performing such tasks as land clearing, low and high bank sloping, backfilling, and
rough and final grade work. Along with the bulldozer, D6K Dozers are equipped with either a rear-mounted
ripper or a rear-mounted winch. The ripper is designed for breaking up materials such as compacted soil. The
winch is designed for pulling loads. Mission support role includes construction and maintenance of roads,
airfields, hardstands, drainage, and site preparation for pipeline and river crossing.
2. The D6K Dozer has excellent maneuverability; fast, precise blade control without drift; superior visibility,
convenience, and safety; as well as an advanced cab design featuring joysticks for control.