What does PTS stand for?

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Pass The Soup

Community

   
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Post Telephone Switch

Governmental » Military

   
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Pseudo Tty Slaves

Computing » Networking

   
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Promote The Service

Governmental » Military

   
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Passenger Transport Solutions

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Phenomenally Tall Socks

Miscellaneous » Clothes

   
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Private Trading System

Business » Stock Exchange

   
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Perfect Time Span

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Parallel Technical Sessions

Community » Conferences

   
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Premature Typing Syndrome

Community » Media

   
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Page Table Shadowing

Computing » Drivers

   
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Parent Technology Support

Community

   
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Parent Technology Support

Community » Educational

   
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Promoting The Stereotype

Business » General

   
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Palm Tree Surfer

Business » Occupation & Positions

   
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Pack The Sanctuary

Community » Religion

   
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Pre Teen Sensastion

Miscellaneous » Funnies

   
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Post Trading System

Business » Stock Exchange

   
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The Professional Technicians Society

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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The Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Post Tax Syndrome

Governmental » US Government

   
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ATKINSON Municipal Airport, Pittsburg, Kansas

Regional » Airport Codes

   
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Peredovve Tekhnologii Sukhogo

Business » Companies & Firms

   
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Phuture Tech Software

Computing » Software

   
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Psycho Teenage Shopper

Business » Occupation & Positions

   

What does PTS mean?

PTS
The PTS is a Soviet tracked amphibious transport. PTS stands for Plavayushchij Transportyer - Sryednyj or medium amphibious transport vehicle. Its industrial index was Ob'yekt 65. Introduced in 1965, it is large, with a substantial payload of 10 tons, two to four times the capacity of the BAV 485, and better cross-country performance, at the cost of greater somewhat higher purchase costs because its tracked. The most common model is the improved PTS-M that is powered by a 350 hp diesel engine. It resembles its antecedents, the BAV 485 and ultimately DUKW, having a boxy, open watertight hull, with six road wheels per side, front drive sprocket, rear idler sprocket, and no return rollers. Like the BAV 485, and unlike the DUKW, it has a rear loading ramp. The crew is seated at the front, leaving the rear of the vehicle open for a vehicle, which can be driven in, rather than lifted over the side. To aid in facilitating this, the engine is under the floor. Propulsion in water is by means of twin propellers, in tunnels to protect them from damage during land operations. The PTS-M was adopted by the Soviet Army and Warsaw Pact forces, and has been supplied to Egypt, the former Yugoslavia, Iraq, Uruguay and other nations.

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