Operator & Basic Maintenance for the R2 Crash Truck.
The R2 crash truck was built for the US Air Force on
the M56 long wheelbase cab and chassis configuration of the M37 by ACF-Brill
Motors Company with a body by Oneida Body Corp. The vehicle was designed as an aircraft crew rescue vehicle.
The official name on the glove box door data plate is "Truck, Crash,
Forcible Entry, Emergency Rescue." We have seen estimates between
300 and 650 built for the USAF and also the Navy.