War Memorials of Wisconsin

M578 recovery vehicle

This vehicle utilized the same chassis as M107 Self-Propelled Gun and M110 Self-Propelled Howitzer.  This is officially designated a "Light Armored Recovery Vehicle".   It was designed as a heavy lifting crane for barrel replacements of self-propelled guns.   It saw use in the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm.

There is 1 known M578 on display in Wisconsin.  It is at the following location:

City Located Photo(s) Model Number Hull Number /
USA Number
Location GPS Map(s)
Fort McCoy, WI M578 ?
Fort McCoy Equipment Park N 44 1.115'
W090 39.813'

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