Navigation history. Airport equipment. Available cars

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Kraków 2014-12-01

Military airport equipment

70-years of the 20th century.

Part IV

Available cars.

GAZ-69 / UAZ-69.

The GAZ-69 is a Soviet all-terrain vehicle produced in the period 1952-1955 at the GAZ plant in Gorky and until 1972 at the UAZ plant in Ulyanovsk (designated UAZ-69). It was the basic light off-road vehicle in the armies and services of the communist bloc and other countries in the economic or military sphere of CCCP influence. In Poland, these cars were called Gaziki. The car was designed as an open body, covered with a sheet stretched on a frame. Two-door and four-door versions were built. Two-door versions were produced much more. 2 140 cm³ R4 M-20 engines with 55 HP. 4x4 drive. 3-speed gearbox. Curb weight 1 535 kg. Specialist versions were also built on the basis of this vehicle. For example, Command Vehicles, equipped with communications equipment.

GAZ-69 2-door version, in the colors of peace missions. 2013 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
GAZ-69 2-door version, in the colors of peace missions. 2013 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

Written by Karol Placha Hetman