The GAZ-66 is a Russian 4×4 all terrain military truck produced by GAZ. It was the main transport vehicle for motorized infantry of the Soviet Army and is still in service with former Soviet Union countries.The GAZ-66 gained a legendary status in many countries around the world due to its reliability, simplicity and off-road capability. Thanks to standard features such as a front mounted winch, Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) and self locking differentials the truck is extremely popular with armed forces all around the world as well as off-road enthusiasts.
Production was ceased in 1999, with the GAZ-3308 being produced instead.
The 1/35 Russian GAZ-66 Light Truck with ZU-23-2 from Trumpeter, kit No:01017, consists of 590+ parts. The kit features a delicate slide mold cab, a full drive train assembly complete with an engine, transmission, differential housing and suspension units.