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Heavy utility truck


The KamAZ-6560 military truck was initially aimed at the export customers

Entered service Late 2000s
Configuration 8x8
Cab seating 1 + 1 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (curb) 14.85 t
Maximum load 20 t
Length 10.3 m
Width 2.5 m
Height 3.27 m
Engine KamAZ-740.35-400 diesel
Engine power 400 hp
Maximum road speed 90 km/h
Range ~ 1 000 km
Gradient 60%
Side slope 40%
Vertical step 0.6 m
Trench up to 2 m
Fording up to 1.8 m


   The KamAZ-6560 is a heavy-duty military truck. It is one of the most powerful trucks, produced by KamAZ. It was first publicly revealed in 2005.  Initially this military truck was aimed at the export customers, however later it was also proposed for the Russian Army.

   Vehicle has a maximum payload capacity of up to 20 000 kg. It can also tow trailer with a maximum weight of 12 000 kg. A standard troop/cargo body has drop sides and drop tailgate. It is covered with bows and tarpaulin. This military truck is also available with flatbed and Multilift load handling system.

   A two-person cab can be fitted with a sleeper berth.

   The KamAZ-6560 military truck uses a number of automotive components of the KamAZ-6520 dump truck. Vehicle is powered by KamAZ-740.35-400 turbocharged diesel engine, developing 400 hp. It meets EURO II emission requirements. Improved engine, which meets EURO III requirements, is also available. Engine is mated to a German ZF 6HP 602 automatic gearbox. This truck has superior cross-country mobility.

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

   The KamAZ-6560M is a tactical truck with an armored cab. It was first publicly revealed in 2014. Engine is relocated behind the cab. Vehicle has a payload capacity of about 24 t. It is a member of the KamAZ Tornado family of military trucks and armored vehicles.





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