Military Review

29 May - Military Motorist Day


The military motorist's day is celebrated on the anniversary of the formation of the first automotive training company in Russia. The country's first automobile company was established in the country in 1910, and became the first test, research and training auto center in Russia. The division was headed by Captain Peter I. Sekretov, who entered history Automobile troops of Russia, and the whole army as a whole, as a man who formed not just the first automobile company in the country, but also an automobile unit equipped with machine guns, the appearance of which determined the philosophy of using a car in military affairs.

In July, an autorot test run of military trucks was carried out by X authorization. Not only tested the suitability of machines for military service, but also the endurance of their components and assemblies. At the initiative of Peter Ivanovich in the autumn of the pre-war 1911, another cargo rally was carried out. As a result, a great experience was gained in using technology produced by leading automotive manufacturers in the world. According to the results of both car races, it was decided to supply vehicles for the Russian army. The commission acquired more than three hundred trucks and almost a half of passenger cars, which were distributed to autorotids at the railroad battalions.

Despite its relative small number, during the period of the First World War, automotive equipment, due to its unprecedented efficiency and maneuverability, was recognized as the most promising type of transport. At the time of the end of the war, the Russian army had 22 separate autorots, and the total fleet consisted of about 10000 vehicles.

Domestic military auto industry had to go a long evolutionary path. In the era of industrialization in the USSR, its own automobile industry was created, which made it possible to provide the armed forces with the necessary number of automobile equipment of its own production and enter World War II with an independent automobile power. By the beginning of the war, more than 40000 vehicles were supplied to the troops.

During the Great Patriotic War, auto equipment was widely used to solve problems of supply, towing installation and movement of artillery and many other tasks. Automotive equipment formed the basis of the transport potential of the current army and was hardly inferior to rail transport in terms of traffic. Delivering cargo in the most difficult conditions of thaws and snow drifts, demonstrating the wonders of mobility when traveling on ice crossings, risking to get under shelling and air raid, motorist warriors in spite of everything selflessly performed their duty.

With the beginning of the Cold War, military motorists faced a new challenge - to ensure maximum mobility of nuclear missile weapons, which was solved by creating special wheeled chassis to transport missile systems, which have no analogues in the world today. In the postwar period, the domestic military automotive industry made a huge leap, becoming one of the leading in the world, and it continues to be such to this day.

Today, the car from the means of supply and supply has become a full and formidable carrier of weapons, becoming its integral part. The military specialty "Avtomobilist" is the most common military-accounting specialty in the modern Armed Forces of Russia. Military vehicles are in service with all the armed forces and special services, remaining the most common means of installation, towing, transportation of military equipment and transportation of goods.
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  1. MilaPhone
    MilaPhone 29 May 2013 07: 47
    Under fire, under fire
    Twist the steering wheel.
    We are drinking for you today
    Just early in the morning!
    For a military driver
    There are no road rules,
    No lanes and traffic lights
    You can drive fast.
    Only one rule
    We ask you to fulfill
    Rule then forever
    You must remember!
    Come back soon
    Alive and well!
    Here with relatives and friends
    Piles are ready!
    1. bask
      bask 29 May 2013 08: 01
      With a holiday, military drove. (((I had a friend in Afghanistan, I received the Order of the Red Banner, for transporting ammunition to our neighbors. One of his cars broke through. And he said it. Talked about how the car burns from the Great Patriotic War movie, I, He’s on his way. BC unloaded and KamAZ burned out)))). Kazakh by nationality. Here's the story.
  2. aszzz888
    aszzz888 29 May 2013 07: 52
    Congratulations to the military "helmsmen"!
    So that YOU will only salute you!
    1. self-propelled
      self-propelled 29 May 2013 10: 50
      "CARDANS", ALL YOU HAPPY HOLIDAY! NO NAIL, NO PROBLEMS ON THE ROAD TO YOU! he himself served as a "cardan" (as our team called the drivers).
  3. treskoed
    treskoed 29 May 2013 08: 12
    Happy holiday to you, military motorists and veterans of automobile troops! Health, happiness and that the starter worked and the steering wheel spun !!!
  4. Forget
    Forget 29 May 2013 08: 15
    Happy motorists!
  5. fenix57
    fenix57 29 May 2013 08: 19
    And without DRIVERS, nowhere! HOLIDAY YOU GUYS! HIGHWAY YOU ON A WHEEL. Without closed turns! drinks soldier
  6. Uncle lee
    Uncle lee 29 May 2013 08: 29
    All military drivers with a holiday! Let kiloMeters be light and the spark does not go into the tank !!! soldier
  7. olegff68
    olegff68 29 May 2013 09: 02
    Wheel troops - Happy holiday !!!
    Neither a nail nor a gully !!!!
  8. LaGlobal
    LaGlobal 29 May 2013 09: 14
    Guys! Comrades! Happy holidays to you! let the road always be quiet for you!

    HAPPY !!!
  9. Garrin
    Garrin 29 May 2013 09: 19
    I agree with Basque, without you anywhere. He has a friend in Afghanistan, and my grandfather drove the whole war in a "lorry", including across Ladoga. I'll raise a glass for everyone today. drinks
  10. sergo0000
    sergo0000 29 May 2013 09: 32
    Hands on the steering wheel awaiting an order.
    The heart works in the rhythm of KamAZ,
    Glance parses the road for meters
    He knows her to the smallest sign.

    You carry shells, il general,
    But you don’t look out of the cab tiredly:
    You're not just a driver, but a military man,
    Clear orders and faithful homeland!

    May sorrow not touch you!
    Let the medals come on the chest!
    Let it be a warm cabin in the car
    (And always in reserve - a can of gasoline)! soldier drinks
    Happy holiday autobaht!
  11. Rustam
    Rustam 29 May 2013 09: 45
    Happy holiday to all wink
    1. broneboy1
      broneboy1 29 May 2013 15: 32
      The emblem - would fly away and the eggs interfere))))
  12. Vitaly Anisimov
    Vitaly Anisimov 29 May 2013 09: 50
    Happy holiday, military chauffeurs !!! An army without you is not an army !!
  13. Apollo
    Apollo 29 May 2013 09: 50
    On the occasion of you veterans and military motorists of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Today is your professional day, nowhere without you. On the occasion of the holiday, I congratulate you and your families, good health and success. On the occasion of the holiday I post this video. It’s called-SUPERVISORS.

  14. pinecone
    pinecone 29 May 2013 09: 53
    Happy Holidays!

    Through the mountains, rivers and valleys,
    Through the blizzard, fire and black smoke
    We drove cars
    Going round mines
    On the front-line roads.

    Oh, the path is front-line
    Any bombing is not terrible for us,
    It's too early for us to die
    We still have things to do at home.
  15. aksai61
    aksai61 29 May 2013 10: 06
    With Praznik !! I know in fact how hard the work of a military driver is !!!
  16. Yozhas
    Yozhas 29 May 2013 10: 10
    One of the acquaintances told. He served in hot places southern Kazakhstan, Tajikistan. And where there is heat and disease. Almost the entire part was ill with dysentery and other infections. Only driver mechanics do not when not more than a hand constantly elbow in diesel fuel and fuels and lubricants. Happy holiday.

    PS Technical mud, pure mud itself !!!!!
  17. Prapor Afonya
    Prapor Afonya 29 May 2013 10: 12
    Happy Holidays, cardans !!!
  18. fisherman
    fisherman 29 May 2013 10: 13
    In honor of military motorists
    Shout three times cheers!
    Your mission is saving lives
    So honorable, though heavy!

    We sincerely wish you congratulations
    This day is filled with warmth!
    Let courage not leave you
    And love keeps its wing!
    DAEDALUS 29 May 2013 10: 14
    Happy Holidays to you guys!
  20. maxcor1974
    maxcor1974 29 May 2013 10: 20
    Happy holiday drivers! So many kilometers traveled with you by a senior car ... I think the majority will support me - the mobility of the army largely depends on you. Glory to you !!!
  21. maestro123
    maestro123 29 May 2013 10: 34
    I heartily congratulate all military motorists and techies on their professional holiday!
  22. waisson
    waisson 29 May 2013 10: 44
  23. rus_ak_93
    rus_ak_93 29 May 2013 10: 49
    happy holiday guys.
    149 ORVBM, GSVG 1984-1986
  24. lelikas
    lelikas 29 May 2013 10: 51
    A military amateur driver,
    Traffic signs add to it ..

    Happy Holiday.
  25. Egoza
    Egoza 29 May 2013 11: 46
    I want to repeat my post, which I laid out earlier: Kharkov! Ukraine!
    There is a real parade. And an interesting point. Enthusiasts have restored 6 vehicles from the Second World War. Those same front-line workers who delivered ammunition, took out the wounded and much more. They also took part in the parade today. But the young guys who drove these cars at the parade, then said: "How difficult it is to drive them! And how did the drivers cope if they fell under the bombardment? Dodged the diving planes? HOW DID THEY DROP? !!!!" Cope, like all warriors. because in those years people possessed an indestructible WILL AND A STRIP FOR VICTORY! ETERNAL MEMORY TO YOU! HEALTH AND LONG YEARS OF LIFE, DEAR VETERANS!
    Happy holiday, dear drivers! And in our "advanced" time of technology without you - nowhere!
  26. Dima190579
    Dima190579 29 May 2013 12: 01
    Happy holiday dear military motorists. Good health. Strong material and smooth roads. All the best to you and good luck.
  27. antikilller55
    antikilller55 29 May 2013 12: 55
    Kohl, the military driver is not congratulated, So now everyone is walking - This day is not in vain given to everyone, Who is familiar with military equipment! Let the car ride you easily On the roads, as if by fate! Let there always be enough fuel - And according to the order, and yourself! Let the motor not stall in a clean field (It would be better if it never stalled)! Happy Military Motorist Day! Peace and good dear to you. Happy holiday! from the heart, he drove all the military, he himself served for 1,5 years behind the wheel))))
  28. evgenii67
    evgenii67 29 May 2013 12: 58
    Hello everyone! Today with colleagues we will go to the park, so to speak, we will celebrate a professional holiday! ABMO - native motor depot .... !!!! All military motorists a happy holiday!
  29. datur
    datur 29 May 2013 13: 55
    hello to our helm !!!!! drinks good drinks
  30. Sterkh
    Sterkh 29 May 2013 14: 17
    I join in the congratulations! All living things - happiness, health, good luck on the path of life. To all the lost - our sorrow and Eternal Memory.
  31. Reserve buildbat
    Reserve buildbat 29 May 2013 14: 36
    From the holidays of military motorists (and special greetings to the tractor drivers)!
  32. Ulysses
    Ulysses 29 May 2013 17: 11
    People, happy holiday. fellow

    Pomnitsa, as a joke, the car emblem was "decoded" as
    Wings fly into the sky, but eggs interfere. " laughing
  33. QWEST
    QWEST 29 May 2013 17: 32
    Thank you guys! I myself IZ ABMO 147
    1. evgenii67
      evgenii67 29 May 2013 17: 55
      Quote: QWEST
      Thank you guys! I myself IZ ABMO 147

      So do I. 1st training, then 3rd park 7 a / c (now the 3rd park does not exist)
  34. Kostya pedestrian
    Kostya pedestrian 29 May 2013 18: 45
    Guys, on the occasion of you, and I wish you to always be at your best and set an example in excellent driving of vehicles for us, civilian motorists.
  35. AlNikolaich
    AlNikolaich 29 May 2013 19: 20
    Guys, happy all of us! And drove and Rembatovites!
    Special thanks to the participants of the forum for congratulations!
  36. wandlitz
    wandlitz 29 May 2013 20: 02
    Motorists, happy holidays! Best regards, 43rd ARZ "Torpedo" GSVG.
  37. lilit.193
    lilit.193 30 May 2013 00: 07
    HOLIDAY YOU, MILITARY DRIVERS !!! love love love
    And one by one! wink In honor of the holiday you can! wink
    drinks drinks drinks
    1. Gari
      Gari 30 May 2013 00: 09
      Quote: lilit.193
      And one by one! In honor of the holiday you can!

      Possible but not driving
      1. lilit.193
        lilit.193 30 May 2013 06: 25
        Quote: Gari
        Possible but not driving

        Naturally, not at the wheel. smile
  38. Erland
    Erland 30 May 2013 01: 40
    "I am immortal!" Shouted Kashchei,
    But in vain he boasted so much.
    Drank Kashchei army cabbage soup
    And he fell down dead! "
    Happy Holidays, Cardan comrades!
    147 ABGSh 99-01
  39. Chicot 1
    Chicot 1 30 May 2013 06: 18
    Happy holiday, dear colleagues! drinks Not a nail to you, no wand! smile
  40. LION
    LION 30 May 2013 11: 27
    I recognize myself in the first photo. It was extremely convenient to sit on the radiator during the repair. Happy holiday drove.
  41. datur
    datur 30 May 2013 12: 30
    HOLIDAY !!! By the way, my SON last year served, namely a carrier !!!!! good
  42. datur
    datur 30 May 2013 12: 34
    [quote = datur] WITH HOLIDAY !!! By the way, my SON last year served, namely a carrier !!!!! good and returned to REAL MAN !!!!! yes