Infantry Weapons

Snow tractor joins Russia's Northern Fleet

26 January 2018

The independent motor rifle brigade of Russia’s Northern Fleet recently received a batch of GAZ-3344-20 Aleut amphibious all-tracked articulated, all-terrain tractor carriers, the Ministry of Defence in Moscow has announced on its website.

Designed for and tested in Arctic conditions during 2017, the vehicle consists of two modules: a front power module accommodating up to six people, including the driver, and convertible rear module with a payload capacity of 2,500 kg and space for up to 11 people.

Based on the commercial GAZ-3344, the GAZ-3344-20 can be used in various roles, including a command post or medical vehicle.

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