Defense Ministry Forms Multi-Axis Heavy Duty Units
The military department told the newspaper that the decision to form new military units was made at the end of 2016. They will become part of all military districts, combined arms and tank armies.
“The first three battalions of tractor units already appeared at the beginning of this year in the Central and Eastern military districts. They are based in Chita, Khabarovsk and Chebarkul. And by the beginning of 2018, such military units will appear in the Southern and Western districts, ”the publication says.
According to the newspaper, MTKT battalions are equipped with KAMAZ-11 three-axis 65225-tonne tractors, which on a special semi-trailer they can carry loads of up to 65 tons. 72-41 t).
It is reported that in every MTKT company there will be more 30 tractors.
Military expert, editor of the magazine “Arsenal of the Fatherland” Victor Murakhovsky:
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