Bryansk Automobile Plant

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Coordinates: 53°19′14″N 34°15′18″E / 53.32056°N 34.25500°E / 53.32056; 34.25500

Bryansk Automobile Plant
Native name
Брянский автомоби́льный заво́д
Closed corporation
Industry Automotive
Founded 1958 (1958), Bryansk
Headquarters Bryansk, BRY, Russia
Key people
CEO Mikhail Steklov
Products Off-road Heavy trucks
Parent Almaz-Antey
Website BAZ website
The BAZ-69092-021 towing vehicle for the 5I57A power generator and the 63T6A power converter for the S-400 (missile) system.

Bryansk Automobile Plant (BAZ, Russian: БАЗ or Брянский автомоби́льный заво́д, translit. Bryansky Avtomobilny Zavod) is a Russian manufacturer of military vehicles based in Bryansk, Russia.

It was established in 1958 as a subsidiary of ZiL. It is one of the leading Russian military equipment manufacturers. It also produces off-road tractors and chassis with carrying capacity from 14 to 40 tons.

Since 2015 it is part of the Almaz-Antey holding.[1]

History[edit]

Bryansk Automobile Plant was founded 4 June 1958 [1] as a branch of the Moscow factory ZIL for the manufacture of components: driving axles, barrels, boxes handout, suspension and other components for automobiles ZIL-131. The basis for the creation of new business was the manufacture tractor Bizhytskoho steel plant [1] . Already in 1959 from Moscow factory was moved production of vehicles for the army, and in 1960 on the base created a special closed design bureau and independent production. In 1961 the first development of the plant, BAZ-930, was tested, but the series did not go, and instead plant began production modifications Moscow ZIL-135L : ZIL-135LM, with manual transmission, processed BAZ-135MB, 135MBK. These machines differ typical four-axis location - average close together, front and rear spaced and managed.

In the mid-1960s in the BC plant was begun designing triaxial floating chassis with four-wheel drive. The paper used backlogs and design principles taken from ZIL, such as airborne transmission and extreme steam driven wheels. The result was the design of a family of triaxial chassis BAZ-5937 / 5938/5939 rear raztashuvannyam engine, which became the basis of machines SAM Osa and BAZ-5921 / 5922 mid-engined, which was based missile system "Point" .

From March 1971 by order of the Ministry of Defence KB plant began designing a new series of standardized four-chassis, which received the name "Base". As part of this development was created several models floating ground and chassis widespread. This series of pairwise grouping sets of axles, front pair - controllable.

Vehicles[edit]

Military[edit]

East German ZIL-135 equipped with a 9K52 Luna-M missile.
Polish BAZ-5937 9K33 Osa.
BTR-152 in Yerevan, Armenia.

BAZ is known mainly for its military vehicles.

BAZ developed and manufactured platforms various Soviet and Russian SAM systems such as 9K33 Osa and S-400.

  • BTR-152V1 (1958-1962) [2]
  • ZIL-485A (1958-1962)
  • BAZ-930
  • ZIL-135LM (1964-1994)
  • BAZ-135MB (1965-1996)
  • six-wheel amphibious BAZ-5937 (1969-1990) and BAZ-5921 (1971-1990)
  • "Base" / "Wax"
    • amphibious four- BAZ-6944 (1979-1989) and their modifications non-amphibious BAZ-6948 (1986-1989)
    • BAZ-6950 / 69501/69502/69506 (1976-1999)
  • BAZ-6953

Civil[edit]

Crane Chassis

  • two axles BAZ-8027 - during a 32-ton crane
  • three axles BAZ-8029 - for 25-ton crane truck crane plant Ivanovo
  • four axles
    • BAZ-6909.8 - under the 50-ton crane for handling dangerous goods
    • five axle CS-8973 - to 100-ton crane KS-8973

Tractor

Special chassis

BAZ Civilian vehicles are used in the oil and construction industries in the mobile drilling installations and repairs as tanks, valves, pumps and cementing installation.

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