Burlak Off-Road Vehicles Are Ready for the North


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Burlak off-road vehicles can be used for search and rescue operations in areas with harsh climatic conditions. Besides, all-terrain vehicles can replace the air transportation of products and goods to remote hard-to-reach settlements.

The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations’ main office in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) received two Burlak off-road vehicles, which were designed by a Russian manufacturer under an agreement with the agency.

The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is the largest federal subject of Russia located in the north-eastern part of Siberia, in the Far Eastern Federal District. It is one of Russia’s most important regions in the sphere of mineral resources and mining. Moreover, the Republic of Sakha is included in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF), which is the largest economic zone in Russia, and in the world, with a single set of preferences for investment activities.

Burlak off-road vehicles have been tested for three years and confirmed in practice their effectiveness, the agency reports. Rescue work requires equipment that can work year-round in difficult climatic conditions, the Ministry of Emergency Situations added.

According to the agency, modern equipment will contribute to the safety of the population of Yakutia.

Burlak off-road vehicles of various modifications, produced in Kurgan, have been operating in such northern territories of Russia as the Chukotka, Khanty-Mansi, and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Areas, as well as in the Komi Republic, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the Magadan Region, and even in Antarctica.

Besides, Burlak off-road vehicles can replace the air transportation of products and goods to remote hard-to-reach settlements, thereby significantly reducing their cost and expenses from the state budget.

The vehicle is powerful, runs everywhere, is eco-friendly, very comfortable and tolerates heat and cold wonderfully. It can deliver up to 3.5 tonnes of cargo to hard-to-reach places. LLC "Burlak" plans to increase their production to 30 vehicles per month and they can be of different purposes: cargo and passenger, medical, rescue, expedition, etc,  said the Executive Director of the Northern Forum.

Source: TASS