Russian army tests new all-terrain vehicles Trekol 39294 SUV and GAZ-3344 in the Arctic Region 16121
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|Tuesday, December 16, 2014 08:06 AM|
|Russian army tests new all-terrain vehicles Trekol 39294 SUV and GAZ-3344 in the Arctic Region.|
The Russian army performs some military tests with new all-terrain vehicles Trekol SUV and GAZ-3344 in the Arctic Region. Russia tested the vehicles on the Arctic peninsula of Rybachiy, 200 kilometers from Murmansk, Russian Defense Minister said December 15, 2014.
Russian-made TREKOL 39294 amphibious all-terrain vehicle
Russian armed forces decided to try the vehicles after considering 20 models of military vehicles in order to find the best prototype to carry out missions in permanently frozen regions.
Russian-made GAZ-3344 multirole tractor vehicle
In August 2014, Defense Ministry of Russia has announced a plan to purchase the new multirole tractor vehicle GAZ-3344-2 designed and manufactured by the Russian Company GAZ Group.
Articulated amphibious all-terrain vehicles GAZ-3344 is designed for transportation of personnel, cargo and various technological equipment in extremely severe climatic conditions away from public-access roads on rough terrain, mainly in the Far North, Siberia and Far East.
The GAZ-3344 is 9.93 m long, 2.38 wide and has a specific ground pressure of 0.21 kg/m 2 . The vehicle weighs 8,700 kg, with the front drive module having a payload capacity of 750 kg and the rear module having a payload capacity of 2,250 kg. There are five seats in the front section and 12 in the rear section.