Field support vehicles

Two vehicles park in the snow with men emerging from each vehicle
Two Hägglunds vehicles on sea ice near Mawson (Photo: D. McVeigh)

Vehicles are deployed at each station to support field activities ranging from trips close to the station to deep field programs thousands of kilometres away.

These vehicles include:

  • Honda TRX300 and TRX350 quads with sleds and small trailers
  • Snowmobiles: either Bombardier skidoos or Arctic Cats
  • Hagglunds BU206 D5, D6 and Echo models towing 2 tonne tracked trailers and sleds
  • Foremost Nodwell & Pioneer all terrain carriers
  • Caterpillar D7G and D7H low ground pressure tractors towing 20 tonne sleds
This page was last updated on 12 August 2010.