The Russian KT-7428 Military Tractor Unit

The Russian KT-7428 Military Tractor Unit

The MAZ-537 was a Russian 1960’s designed tractor unit used to pull trailers across rough terrain capable of supporting/carrying the weight of Main Battle Tanks and was based on the earlier but similar MAZ-535, which was used to tow the R-14 IRBM (intermediate-range ballistic missile).

The use of a 8×8 chassis gives these vehicles a high level of mobility off-road and towing capability of trailers supporting the weight of Main Battle Tanks up to 70 tonne in weight.

The Russian KT-7428 Military Tractor Unit is another in these successful Russian 8×8 tractor lines. It entered service with the Soviet Army in 1981, replacing the production the previous MAZ-537.

The Russian KT-7428 Military Tractor Unit Spec’s

Configuration 8 x 8
Cab 1 + 5 men
Weight 23.7 tonne
Towing load 70 tonne
Length 10.06m
Width 2.88m
Height 3.42m
Engine 650hpYaMZ-8401.10-14 diesel
Maximum road speed 65 km/h
Range 700km

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