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8 Jun 2020

Batch of Belarusian firefighting vehicles shipped to Mongolia

Batch of Belarusian firefighting vehicles shipped to Mongolia
Photos courtesy of MAZ

MINSK, 8 June (BelTA) – The Belarusian automobile engineering company MAZ and the Borisov-based firefighting equipment manufacturer Pozhsnab have shipped the first batch of firefighting, rescue, and emergency response vehicles to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of Mongolia, the MAZ press service told BelTA.

The contract provides for the delivery of over 70 special vehicles – firefighting tank trucks, ladder trucks, vehicles for foam firefighting. A number of other vehicles such as a command vehicle and a mobile hospital with a decontamination station, are part of the shipment. Apart from that, the Mongolian side will receive MAZ crew buses for delivering personnel to their work areas. The vehicles have been adjusted taking into account climatic and geographic peculiarities of the region.

All the special-purpose vehicles are based on MAZ chassis. The Belarusian company has extensive experience of creating adapted or special-design chassis for emergencies. The products that have been shipped to Mongolia represent the result of joint efforts of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry, engineers of MAZ and Pozhsnab. All the vehicles have been tested in real emergencies and have scored highly.

OOO Pozhsnab is a manufacturer of special-purpose vehicles and fire trucks, a MAZ corporate partner. Pozhsnab sells vehicles based on MAZ chassis to many CIS and non-CIS states.

MAZ is one of Belarus’ largest mechanical engineering companies. It specializes in making heavy-duty trucks, special-purpose vehicles, buses, trolleybuses, and trailing units. MAZ is a well-known international brand. MAZ vehicles are compliant with the environmental standards Euro 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. The company makes a total of over 500 models and modifications of tractor units, dropside trucks, and chassis for mounting various kinds of equipment.

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