The Ministry of Defense ordered the repair of 235 Soviet trucks

Kharkiv plant of special machines

According to a number of tenders of the Ministry of Defense, more than 200 trucks of the Soviet model range are to be repaired this year: KamAZ, KrAZ, MAZ and Ural, for a total of UAH 280 million.

According to  Defense Express , with reference to the information of the public procurement portal, large-scale repairs of military trucks were ordered by the Procurement and Procurement Department in the area of ​​operational, technical and medical support of the Procurement Department of the Department of Public Procurement and Supply of Material Resources. Transmitted by the  National Industrial Portal .

In total, according to six tenders placed on ProZorro, it is planned to repair 235 trucks of various models for a total of UAH 276.827 million.

Thus, SE “Kharkiv Plant of Special Machines” (part of SC “Ukroboronprom”) ordered services for overhaul of special equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine brands KamAZ-4310, 43101, 43105, 43106, 5320, 53212, 5410, 54112 and 5511.

The company is to complete the overhaul of 100 KAMAZ trucks of various modifications by November 30. The state plant will receive 110 million hryvnias for its services.

The same company was recognized the winner in three tenders for the overhaul of the Urals, namely:

  • ABS Ural-375 with reduction to the form of Ural-4320 KT-L (TK-6A);
  • ABS Ural-375 with reduction to the type of Ural-4320 cargo;
  • Ural-4320, 43202, 43203, 4420, 44202.
Trucks Ural-4320 Photo: Kharkiv plant of special machines

In total, by November 30, the HZSM will have to repair 90 Urals of various types for 120 million.

The state enterprise Kharkiv Automobile Plant (also a part of Ukroboronprom) was recognized the winner in the tender for the repair of MAZ-537 truck tractors. According to the customer’s requirements, 20 MAZ units must be repaired by November 30, 2021 for UAH 24 million.

In turn, Cherkasy Automobile Repair Plant will overhaul 25 KrAZ-255, 260, 257, 250, 256 and 258 trucks by UAH 22.7 million by the end of autumn. It should be added that currently the contracts with the tender winners are not yet concluded, but they have already been informed of their intention to enter into an agreement.

Note that the new equipment that enters the army is not always better than the old one. In particular, we recently wrote that Ukroboronprom handed over fuel tanks on the KrAZ chassis to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which broke down after three months of operation.


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