The shipment was made on January 25th. The tractors were handed over to the Ministry of Defense after passing departmental tests.
All-wheel drive truck tractors KrAZ-6510TE with a 6x6 wheel arrangement are equipped with a 460 hp turbodiesel engine and automatic 6-speed gearbox and are capable of towing trailers with a gross weight of up to 70 tons. The vehicles can work as part of a road train for towing heavy military equipment - tanks, armored personnel carriers, artillery howitzers.
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In addition, the vehicles are equipped with a hydraulic winch with a pulling force of 15 tons. This allows to tow damaged equipment from the battlefield. Earlier KrAZ supplied the all-wheel drive KrAZ-63221 6x6 for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Special army equipment will be installed on the chassis of this vehicle.
As reported, US Army had ordered KrAZ 4x4 heavy duty vehicles. The contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command