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Tatra T-813 8x8  
Tatra factory began producing checking set of new heavy terrain truck Tatra T-813 KOLOS in 1967 with the following implementation of this truck into CSLA, which was very modern on that period. Army needed this truck for substitution instead Tatra T-141B. Cargo version was used for towing trailer for heavy tracked vehicles included tanks. Artillery forces used trucks for towing of 152mm howitzers vz.18/47 and vz.37 (ML-20), later also 130mm cannons M-46. But the highest quantity of the trucks owned and still own ?sapper forces?, where the trucks serves as carriers of different super-structures. The most wide-spread are pontoon sytems PMS, bridging trucks AM-50, road-layer T-813 VOZOVKY and bridge transporter PM-55 for bridging tank. Special version was so-called Izotermic car IP-T813-1 for warheads of rocket system SCUD and this truck towed together izotermic trailer. Rear units obtained on the truck T-813 field laundry (it included two container cars ? washing and drying truck). Truck T-813 will be fully substituted by Truck T 815 in Czech and Slovak army.

The large quantities of T-813 were used in foreign armies like East German army ( GDR ) for towing of heavy cannons and this army owned also sappers vehicles VOZOVKY and AM-50. During operation ?Desert storm? handed German government 151 of cargo trucks T-813 for transporting reasons of US Army in Saudi Arabia. The most of the trucks were given back to German Federal Republic. Bundeswehr handed 969 of trucks T-813 in different versions from former GDR in the 1990. Perhaps trucks T-813 which were used in Croatia army are from supplies of former GDR army too. Indian army is also famous customer of T-813. This army used them with great succes in war with Pakistan in 1971. The next trucks got into Cambodia, North Korea and Libya.

Truck Tatra T-813 was used as a carrier of 122 mm multiple rocket launcher RM vz.70 GRAD. It was developed in 1968-70 in Konstrukte Trencin. They used Soviet license documentation of 40x122 mm multiple rocket launcher BM-21, which was adapted for Czechoslovak production conditions. Because of using originaly solved charging mechanism, that enables to charge the second burst of 40 missiles in 20 seconds, and truck T-813 happened that this multiple rocket launcher had much better qualities than had Soviet BM-21. This MRLS had armored cabin for crew against effects of small-arms and shell fragments. The cabin can be hermeticaly closed and is equipped with venting and filtrating equipment, that protect the crew from effects of mass destruction weapons and shell fragments.A munition vehicle for RM vz.70 is truck Praga V3S that can carry next 40 rockets. Batch production was in progress from 1970 up to 1989 included modernized version RM vz.70/85 (on T 815 chassis) in ZTS in Dubnica nad Vahom. The customers gained 830 of these vehicles.

Evidently the biggest foreign customer of multiple rocket launcher RM vz.70 GRAD was again GDR army. The vehicles gained Greece in total quantity 116 pieces after Germany unification. Army of Libya also uses this vehicle. KLDR gained more than 40 pieces of carriage with demounting launching machinery. But it is not problem for KLDR, because the army produces own launching system. Army of Sri Lanka gained 16 MRL in 2001, which helped to stop rebels from LTTE during extensive offensive.
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buldozerová radlice BZ-813 Tatra T-813 PM-55 + Tatra T-813 PMS Tatra T-813 AM-50 Tatra T-813 AM-50 s MT-55 v pozadí Tatra T-813 AM-50 Tatra T-813 AM-50
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Tatra T-813 PMS 122mm raketomet RM vz.70 122mm raketomet RM vz.70 Tatra T-813 Tatra T-813 + 122mm kanón Tatra T-813
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