Fuel tank BZ-43 on the chassis ZiS-5 V (1942). The capacity of a tank – 3000 liters. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

The ZIS-5 (Russian: ЗИС-5) was a 4×2 Soviet truck produced by Moscow ZIS factory from 1932 to 1948 (first one made at the end of 1930).

The simplified model, designated ZIS-5V, was produced from May 1942 in Ulyanovsk, and later also in Moscow and Miass. Overall production tallied about 1 million units (all plants), with ZIS alone producing 532,311 examples. During the War years about 83,000 ZIS-5 of both versions were produced.

ZIS-5 was the first Soviet motor vehicle to be exported. A batch of 100 trucks were sold to Turkey in 1934; other quantities were subsequently purchased by Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Spain, China, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Mongolia, and Romania. Some trophy vehicles were used by Finns who had captured them during the Winter War of 1939–40, and by Germans after the invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941.

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