The Russian KamAZ-6560 Military Truck

The Russian KamAZ-6560 Military Truck

KAMAZ is the largest truck producer in Russia and the CIS. The factory produces 93600 trucks a year (260 trucks a day). Reinforced KAMAZ trucks are used by the Russian army and exported worldwide.

The Russian KamAZ-6560 Military Truck is the latest of KAMAZ’s military truck. The vehicle transport 20 tons as well as tow trailer with a maximum weight of 12 tons. It can transport troops and is also available as a flatbed or Multi-lift load handling system (just like British DROPS or German MULTI trucks).

Chassis of the KamAZ-6560 was used as a base for the Pantsyr-S1 air defence gun/missile system, which was accepted to service with the Russian Air Force in 2007.

The Russian KamAZ-6560 Military Truck Spec’s

Wheel arrangement – 8×8
Weights capacities – Payload, 22.9 ton
Engine – KAMAZ 740.35 diesel, turbocharged,V8 72 400hp
Gearbox – ZF 6HP602 automatic (6 gears)
Tire Type – 385/95 R25 or 14.00 R20
Side slope – 31%
Gradient – 60%
Max. Height waded – 1.75m
Vertical wall – 0.55m
Trench crossing – 1.4m