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MZKT-5002

General utility truck

MZKT-5002

The MZKT-5002 was developed to meet requirements of Belarusian border guards

 
 
Entered service 2014
Configuration 4x4
Cab seating 1 + 1 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (curb) 5.8 t
Payload capacity 3 t
Length 5.8 m
Width ?
Height ?
Mobility
Engine YaMZ-53452 diesel
Engine power 215 hp
Maximum road speed 100 km/h
Range ~ 1 000 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 60%
Side slope 40%
Vertical step ~ 0.5 m
Trench ~ 0.5 m
Fording 1.8 m

 

   The Belarusian MZKT-5002 general utility truck was first publicly revealed in 2013. It is a 4x4 version of the MZKT-6001 with 6x6 configuration. This new truck is a member of new family of military vehicles with 4x4, 6x6, 8x8 and maybe even 10x10 configurations. Particularly this vehicle with 4x4 configuration was developed to meet requirements of Belarusian border guards. First trucks were delivered for trials and evaluation in 2013. A first batch of 25 vehicles was delivered in 2014. Belarusian border guards currently operate GAZ-66, GAZ-3308 and other ageing trucks. This military truck is also aimed at possible export customers, particularly Russia. It is proposed as an alternative to Belarusian MAZ-5316 and Russian KamAZ-4350 general utility trucks. Recent MZKT trucks are typically marketed under Volat brand.

   A baseline version of the MZKT-5002 is intended for troop and cargo transport. Vehicle has a payload capacity of 3 t. It can carry about 20 troops in the cargo area. Cargo area is fitted with drop-sides and drop-tailgate. It can be covered with bows and canvas cover. This military truck can tow trailers and artillery pieces.

   Vehicle has a low-profile cab. Engine is located under the cab. This military truck is powered by a Russian YaMZ-53452 turbocharged diesel, developing 215 hp. Engine compartment is fitted with automatic fire suppression system. Vehicle has a 4x4 configuration with a full-time all-wheel drive. As most military trucks, the MZKT-5002 is fitted with a central tyre inflation system.

 

 
MZKT-5002

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