"In light of recent attacks on Russian sovereign state of Georgia ... .we would like to make a review of the 10 most feared Russian military vehicles of all time. Russia is a very large country with a diverse landscape and is a few climatic zones - from tundra to desert. To protect a territory of Russia needed the same extreme fighting vehicles, as well as the climate in this country. Here'sa list of the 10 most fearsome fighting machines Russia ».
Strictly following is a list of "terrible" machines.
10.GAZ 2975 «Tiger».
Sometimes called "Russian Hammer". This multi-purpose vehicle has a very important role in the military forces of Russia. "Tiger" fast, mobile, relatively comfortable for a car with such heavy armor. He can move the river depth of 1.2 meters, climb the mountains at a large angle. If you compare with other cars Tiger Russian army, it looks very modern.
9. ZIL 135.
Eight-wheeled ZIL 135 was not the biggest armed Soviet Union, but was one of the most common. Constructed in 1960, it has been used around the world, including North Korea, where he "worked" as a rocket. ZIL was created for fast moving artillery rockets ...
8. GAS 46 - Amphibian 4x4.
If you happen to go to the Soviet-occupied Eastern Europe - you would see there the landscape with many rivers, lakes and other water bodies. Just places where himself admirably felt GAZ 46. A small amphibian, which served to move the special units across rivers and ponds, or for spot investigation.
7. BTR 152
Russian armored infantry vehicle. It began using in the early fifties.
APC 152 is protected by a 5-ton armor. The open top makes it ideal for fighting
in urban areas, where buildings can hide snipers. But in the field
infantry is very convenient to hide behind his armor and attack the enemy. Open Top
allows you to quickly leave the infantry and armored personnel carriers to engage in battle. This machine has a drawback - quickly overheat the engine and the driver should always reduce speed.
6. BRDM 2
Protected by armor, ability to cross water bodies having four serious armed scout. This is a really dangerous opponent. BRDM2 equipped with a periscope for a better view of the battlefield. He has one drawback - the exit hatch is located in front of the crew that sticks in combat crew under the bullets of the enemy.
5. MAZ 537
MAZ 537 was created in the 60s as a heavy-8-axle tractor. He could take up to 15 tons per axle and trailer to haul up to 70 tons. On roads and off-road, on dirt or frost, MAZ 537 could carry tanks, missiles, cars. His front four were steering controlled by a hydraulic amplifier. This gave him an additional advantage in overcoming obstacles.
4. UAZ 469
Russian analogue Jeep-a. Inconspicuous in appearance UAZ 469 has seen many severe trials. He traveled all over Russia - from the shores of Lake Baikal and Ural Mountains to the west of the country. UAZ 469 is indispensable for the quick attack small elite squads behind enemy lines or to carry up to 12 armed soldiers on the road.
3. MAZ 7907
In Russia, there were many 8-wheeled tractors, but sometimes still needed even more powerful, with a capacity of tractors. This explains the emergence of 24-wheel tractor MAZ 7907, sometimes called a centipede. Four-wheel drive, it could carry up to 100 tons of cargo. MAZ 7907 had a turbocharged gas engine 1200 hp
2. BTR -60
To replace the BTR 152 came eight wheeled armored personnel carrier armored 60. He had a boat-shaped body, which protects against projectiles and fragments. It is placed 14 filled with soldiers. Heavy machine gun on the turret increases its offensive power. BTR 60 is used to support military operations.
1. MKZT truck for transportation of ballistic missiles.
The longest truck in the Russian army. The ability to deliver in the cold Siberian tundra to 80 tons makes it the perfect launcher for Poplars. And despite the fact that the threat of nuclear war became much less than during the "cold war", it is still difficult to hide the excitement at the sight of this machine.
In this article about the "terrible Russian" machines ends and provides a survey which is far ahead MKZT - 3786 votes.