Armored Russian Fire Truck is Ready for the Apocalypse

Most fire trucks are sturdy vehicles built to take a beating. This one, however, looks more like something sent to destroy your town rather than save your home from a fire. The Omsktransmash СПМ is a Russian fire truck that puts all others to shame. According to the Jalopnik, this monster fire truck debuted at the 2013 International Exhibition of Russia Arms and people have been placing orders to own one. Despite its size, if requires a crew of only three people. Like any modern tank (pictured below), it looks like it can handle any sort of terrain, but will do so in style. RELATED: This Tank Has Jet Engines and Fights Fires
Armored Russian Fire Truck is Ready for the Apocalypse
They've built two so far, and will be shipping them out to the Russian military this month. This isn't an ordinary fire truck, but one designed to handle the absolute worst. It can put out fires, conduct rescue operations in warehouses and arsenals, and even lay firebreaks for forest fires. Its exceptional abilities come from its sturdy build, which includes parts of T-72 and T-80 tanks and an armored cab. It holds 882 cubic feet of water that can spray that water up to 328 feet. With the pressure coming out of that nozzle, mere humans better be sure to stay the heck out of this thing's way. RELATED: Who Knew Fire Trucks Also Made Great Bed and Breakfasts?

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