Russia's New Fire Trucks Are Designed to Battle Catastrophic Fires

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Mar 27, 2016
References: & truckyeah.jalopnik
Brilliantly named Russian company Omsktransmash, a state-owned engineering operation, has developed spectacularly badass new fire truck that is designed to tackle the most lethal and brutal of fires. In addition to that, this fire truck is also capable of high-risk rescue operations in armaments factories, warehouses, military bases and other environments where the risk of catastrophic explosion and conflagaration is very high.

This new fire truck is constructed from parts of military tanks, and its cab is sheathed in armor that is designed to protect the pilot from raging flames and explosions. This is truly a behemoth of a fire truck, weighing in at 60 tons. Only three people can man one of these at a time.

Ultimately, this new fire truck is designed to save lives and make firefighting operations a little less challenging in the event of catastrophic explosions.