MDK-2M

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MDK-2M
MDK-2, Котлованная машина МДК-2, Artillery museum, Saint-Petersburg pic3.JPG
An MDK-2.
TypeArtillery tractor
Place of originUSSR
Specifications
Weight4 tons
Length7.043 meters
Width3.17 meters
Height3 meters
Crew3

EngineDiesel
415 HP
SuspensionTorsion bar
Operational
range
1100 km (on road)
Speed35 km/h


The MDK-2M was a Soviet Cold War era artillery tractor. It was based on the chassis of the AT-T[1] , which itself is based on the chassis and drive system from the T-54 tank.

The MDK-2M were used for rapid digging of large coverages and for drawing tank trenches (digging depth up to 4.7 m width and grave 3.5 - 4m). The stored for shifts on the vehicle rear tiller is lowered for the milling hydraulically to the rear[clarification needed].

It was in service in the Soviet Army, the Russian army, the East German Army, and the Hungarian army.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tanks and armored fighting vehicles : visual encyclopedia. New York, N.Y.: Chartwell Books. 2012. p. 342. ISBN 9780785829263. OCLC 785874088.

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