Vehicle data sheet
MAZ 537 G (semitrailer)
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Manufacturer: , Soviet Union
|Type: Trucks||Weight: 22 t|
|Produced: 1963||Size: Length 9.13 m, Height 2.89 m|
|Number built: 200||Engine: Diesel, 525 HP|
|Crew: 4||Speed: 60 km/h|
The design of the MAZ-537 ( MINSKY AVTOMOBILNY ZAVOD) series began during the early 1960s to produce a heavy load carrier and construction vehicle for use in remote areas. It is a further development of the MAZ-535 8x8 artillery tractor. Production of the MAZ-537 commenced in 1963 and it was first observed in 1964. Production of all variants was carried out at the Mink Motor Vehicle Plant. Most versions of the MAZ-537 are used as tank transporters. Despite it's age this heavy military vehicle is still in service with a number of countries, including Russia.
The MAZ-537 tank transporter can tow semi-trailers with medium and main battle tanks with a maximum weight of 50 000 kg both on roads and rugged terrain. It is still capable of towing any MBT currently in service with the Russian Army.
A forward control cab provides seating for driver and three passengers.
The MAZ-537 is powered by a standard tank engine, developing 525 hp. It is worth mentioning, that this engine had a short service life. Vehicle has a full-time all-wheel drive. There is a power assisted steering of front four wheels. Standard equipment includes an engine pre-heater, to assist starting in cold climate, and powerful cab heaters. A central tyre inflation system is fitted, to provide better traction over sand and soft ground.