"QUANTUM SHOT" #193
Ballistic Missile Carriers & other super trucks
We covered Russian Army Ballistic Missile Carriers in the previous article. Today we publish some additional images of Soviet Army many-wheeled monsters: most models dating back to Cold War and Brezhnev times, with only a few still in production - most produced by the Minsk Tractor Trailer Factory.
Model 7907: (one of the longest chassis in the world)
Carrying capacity - 200 tons.
Graveyard of the mighty ones
Rusting away in some nameless yard, these dinosaurs still look impressive when parked close to "diminutive" russian cars. Pretty cool props for some rad Cold War game developing. (images source here)
This one seems to be one of the more "collectible" ZIL-3167s. Here is how it looked in its better days:
and when retired:
One spotter found the MAZ 7904 (shown above) in the hangar of the Baikonur Space Center. It is the only surviving truck of this kind. Some Russian and East European forests, I bet, still have inside of them deeply disturbing army machinery, the likes of which the world only saw at Communists May Parades.
(image credit: Denisovets)
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RUSSIAN BALLISTIC MISSILE CARRIERS
Category: Technology,Vintage, Military
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