Language of Video Presentation: Russian (Русский Язык).
UAZ 3159 is an older generation Russian military jeep with a legendary status for its reliability and off-road ability; It was able to drive in virtually any terrain and was very easy to fix It also has a long-established pedigree, starting with the UAZ-469, which was introduced in 1973 as a replacement for GAZ-69, that saw upgrades and modification over the years all the way until its current iteration.
The vehicle is produced by «Ulyanovsky Avtomobilny Zavod», translated as Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant (Russian: Ульяновский Автомобильный Завод), an automobile manufacturer based in Ulyanovsk (Russian: Улья́новск), formerly the city of Simbirsk (Russian: Симби́рск), Russian Federation.
The vehicle is powered by ZMZ 409 fuel-injected petrol engine with 2700cc displacement, producing 140HP and maximum torque of 224 Nm @ 4000 rpm, capable of a maximum speed of 140 km/h.
The vehicles still serve with The Russian Federation Ground Forces or «Suhopútnuiye Voyská Rosseeyskoy Federácii (Russian: Сухопутные Войска Российской Федерации or СВРФ), mainly in general personnel transport duties.