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Bryansk Automobile Plant
Брянский автомоби́льный заво́д
Type closed corporation
Founded 1958 (Bryansk)
Headquarters Bryansk, Russia
Key people CEO Mikhail Steklov
Industry Automotive
Products Off-road Heavy trucks
Website BAZ website

BAZ or Bryansky Avtomobilny Zavod (Bryansk, Russia), translated as Bryansk Automobile Plant), started in 1958 as a subsidiary of ZiL. It is one of the leading Russian military equipment manufacturers.

BAZ produces off-road tractors and chassis with carrying capacity from 14 to 40 tons.


Bryansk Automobile Plant was founded June 4, 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]. In 1959 production was moved from Moscow factory 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 into production, 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.



East German ZIL-135 equipped with a FROG-7 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


Crane Chassis

  • two axles BAZ-8027 - during a 32-ton crane
  • thre 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


  • Road tractor BAZ-6403
  • Pipe in the tractor BAZ-64031 with a trailer BAZ-9049
  • Road tractor-terrain BAZ-64022

Special chassis

  • Three axle BAZ-69095 - up to 14.7 tonnes
  • Four axle-
    • BAZ-690902 - up to 22 tons
    • Five axle BAZ-69096 - up to 33 tons
    • Shestyvisne BAZ-69099 - up to 40 tons

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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