Crane Truck KTA-25 and Excavator EOV-4421 Based On Chassis KrAZ-63221 Successfully Underwent State Authority Trials

31 October, 2019

State authority trials of military versions of Crane Truck KTA-25 and Excavator EOV-4421 based on Chassis KrAZ-63221 were conducted by Drogobychskiy Plant of Crane Trucks with the participation of Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Commission. The tests demonstrated vehicles ability under plant and field conditions, particularly on Shirokiy Lan and Yavorivskiy testing grounds.

According to Anatoly Nevmerzhitsky, the Commercial Director of Drogobych Automobile Crane Plant, state authority trials have been passed successfully. These vehicles were army accepted according to the results of trials. And there is a hope to see new orders from MOD within 2020 defense purchase list. 

After the renewal of Drogobych factory work this year, KrAZ based special products got the priority for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Single wheels chassis KRAZ-63221 is standard. This chassis model 6х6 is the most appropriate variant for installing superstructure which can be successfully operated in extreme climatic and road conditions.

KrAZ based crane trucks efficient following advantages: high load-capacity, maneuverability and stability. It is simple and reliable. Traditional cabin-behind engine KrAZ provides easier access to engine maintenance with crane boom in transport position. It allows simply and safety to fix a hook at the front of the vehicle. Moving aside of crane boom is not needed when the engine is under technical servicing.  This option provides more convenience for a driver.

KrAZ currently offers 25, 32 and 40-ton crane trucks with various design arrangements to its clients. Chassis KrAZ-65053, KrAZ-63221, KrAZ-6511 are in favor of customers and superstructures producers. 

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