20,000Ltr Military Refueller


A 20,000L rigid refueller mounted on a 6x4 configuration chassis. The refueller is equipped with 2 x underwing hoses, 2x mechanical meter and fuel fi lter water separator. Options include an overwing hose reel in place of one of the underwing hose reels, this can be fitted with a hot refuelling trigger nozzle if required. The refueller conforms to latest European ADR Legislation and UK MoD Defence Standards. This refueller can be used with a 24,000L drawbar trailer as part of the Large Capacity Aircraft Refuelling System (LCARS).



Height: 3,650mm (Guide rail stowed)
Width: 2,450mm
Length: 10,525mm
Overall Length with Trailer: 20,600mm

Operating Temp Range

-30C to +54C

Flow Rate

Fuelling - 2,250 LPM through 2 x underwing reel hose 300LPM through 1 x overwing reel hose
Defuelling - Up to 450LPM through 1 x overwing or underwing hose
Bottom Loading - 2,500LPM, also capable of self loading from ouside source (Tankers, Bag Tanks etc).

Fuel Pump

Gorman Rupp 06C1-GAR Self-priming centrifugal pump (PTO driven)


Filter water separator, to DEF San 49/3 – 49/4, max fl owrate of 2,250LPM


PD type with Rate of Flow gauge.


Aviation hoses meeting EN1361 type ‘F’ Reel hose Overwing - 63mm x 30m long Reel Hose Overwing

Hose End Pressure Controller (HEPC)

Meggitt Avery Hardoll HUMY3204B50F22 nozzle

Refueller Tank

20,000L constructed in aluminium alloy with 3% expansion allowance Two external Ø500mm manholes/lids with pressure vacuum vents 20,000L constructed in aluminium alloy with 3% expansion allowance Two external 500mm manholes/lids with pressure vacuum vents with tilt safety valve and fl ame traps on vent valves Internal 610mm access manholes Single 254mm Bayham gauge Calibrated dipstick Valenced tank top to protect the handrails and manlids in the event of a roll over

Safety Systems

Rear access ladder, manually actuated folding safety rail and nonslip walkway Overfill prevention system Fire extinguisher – 2 x 9kg BC dry powder fi tting inside enclosed container Bonding reel – manual rewind with 36m of low temperature insulated copper cable


Brake interlock system to prevent vehicle being driven away during fuelling operations


Stainless steel in grade 304


Single pedestal mounted hosereels with double race ball bearing intervals and hydraulic rewind


100L capacity fully draining tank with visual contents window