KrAZ Delivered 6x6 Truck Tractors to Ukrainian MOD

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Armed Forces of Ukraine got first batch of all-wheel drive truck tractors KrAZ-6510TE / Photo credit: KrAZ
Armed Forces of Ukraine got first batch of all-wheel drive truck tractors KrAZ-6510TE / Photo credit: KrAZ

Three KrAZ-6510TE truck tractors delivered to Ukrainian military. It was the first batch commissioned by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. The vehicles will be used to transport heavy military equipment.

The shipment was made on January 25th. The tractors were handed over to the Ministry of Defense after passing departmental tests.

KrAZ delivered 6x6 truck tractors to Ukrainian MOD, Defense Express
The first delivery of KrAZ-6510TE truck tractors for Ukrainian MoD includes three vehicles, the shipment was made on January 25 / Photo credit: kg.ua

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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KrAZ delivered 6x6 truck tractors to Ukrainian MOD, Defense Express
The KrAZ-6510TE fifth-wheel tractor is designed for towing semitrailers / Photo credit: kg.ua

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.

KrAZ delivered 6x6 truck tractors to Ukrainian MOD, Defense Express
The vehicles are equipped with a hydraulic winch with a pulling force of 15 tons / Photo credit:KrAZ

As reported, US Army had ordered KrAZ 4x4 heavy duty vehicles. The contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command

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