EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES
1. The D7R Dozer, classified as a tractor-dozer, is a self-propelled, fully tracked machine used for high production
earth-moving. The D7R 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. The D7R 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 D7R 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.