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De GAZ-66 is a Soviet and later Russian 4×4 all-road (off-road) military truck produced by GAZ. It was one of the main cargo vehicles for motorized infantry of the Soviet Army and is still employed in former Soviet Union countries. It is nicknamed shishiga (шишига) shehsherik (шешерик) trueman (in Siberia). The GAZ-66 has gained legendary status in many countries around the world due to its reliability, simplicity and off-road capability. Thanks to standard features, such as a front-mounted winch, Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) and self-locking differentials, the GAZ-66 is extremely popular worldwide with armed forces and off-road enthusiasts. Production ceased in 1999, with the GAZ-3308 being produced instead.
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The GAZ-66 is a 4×4 all-road (off-road) military truck that was produced by GAZ, a Russian automobile manufacturer. The GAZ-66 was introduced in 1964 and became one of the main transport vehicles for motorized infantry of the Soviet Army and other former Soviet Union countries. The truck has a V8 engine with 120 horsepower, a four-speed manual transmission, and a top speed of 90 km/h. The GAZ-66 also features a winch, a centralized system for adjusting the air pressure in the tires, and a folding roof and windshield for air-dropping. The truck has various variants and uses, such as fire engine, tanker, rocket launcher, and tractor. The GAZ-66 is nicknamed shishiga (шишига), shisharik (шишарик)/ shehsherik (шешерик), or trueman (in Siberia) because of its reliability, simplicity, and off-road capability. The production of the GAZ-66 ceased in 1999 and was replaced by the GAZ-3308.
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