The Studebaker US6 truck is a product line that the U.S. Studebaker Corporation during the Second World War, produced in the years 1941 to 1945. In addition, the series was in 1942, the Soviet Union built.
These models were fitted with 94 bhp (69 kW) payable six-cylinder petrol engines and 5-speed transmissions. There were about 200,000 of these trucks in 13 different variants (also trucks and tractors) produced. The most common chassis configurations were 6 × 4 or 6 × 6 (three axles, either two or all three driven).
A large number of Studebaker trucks were part of the "Lend-Lease" program by the" Persian Corridor "delivered to the Soviet Union. The Red Army recognized its suitability as a gun carriage for launchers of Katyusha rockets, even though this is not the primary use of the vehicle in the Soviet Union was. The cars met in the Soviet army many tasks as pulling guns, and they were known for their ruggedness and reliability. The truck was called in the Soviet troops "Studer". Based on technology and design of the Studebaker US6 the USSR grew to the types of truck GAZ-51 and GAZ-63 .