|Origin & Designer||[@designer]|
|Crew||3 (Commander, Driver & Assistant Driver + 7 Troops)|
|Main Armament||1 x .50 cal M2HB Heavy Machine Gun|
|Secondary Armament||3 x .30 cal M1919A4 Machine Guns|
|Ammunition Carried||700 x .50 cal & 7.750 x .30 cal|
|Combat Weight||9.620 kg|
|Armour||Hull Gun Mantlet: 15.9mm.|
Upper Hull Front: 7.9mm.
Lower Hull Front: 7.9mm.
Upper Hull Sides: 7.9mm.
Lower Hull Sides: 7.9mm.
Hull Rear: 7.9mm.
Hull Top: Open.
Hull Bottom: 7.9mm.
|Engine||International Harvester RED-450-B (Petrol)|
|Transmission||4 Forward & 1 Reverse|
|Maximum Road Range||198 miles (320 km)|
|Maximum Cross Country Range||175 miles (282 km)|
|Maximum Water Range||[@maximum_water_range]|
|Maximum Road Speed||42 mph (68 kph)|
|Maximum Cross Country Speed||7 mph (12 kph)|
|Maximum Water Speed||[@maximum_water_speed]|
|Variants||M9A1: Ring mounted .50 cal.|
|Notes||The M9 was similar to the M5 and also produced by International Harvester, but with storage systems in line with the M2. It had a pedestal mounted heavy machine gun which was altered on later variants to a ring mount plus Pintle three mounts for .30 cal machine guns. As with the M5 the M9 was allocated to lend lease and saw service with British and Soviet forces in World War Two.|