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Palm Tree Surfer

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Personal Trainer Specialist

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Psycho Teenage Shopper

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Parts

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Pack The Sanctuary

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Power Turbine Speed

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The Professional Technicians Society

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Phuture Tech Software

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Personal Track Safety

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Personal Track Safety Certificate

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Points

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Post Trading System

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Private Trading System

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parents teachers and students

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Parking and Transportation Services

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Practical Test Standards

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Points International LTD.

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Package Tracking System

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Parker Tracking System

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Partial Template Specialization

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Passenger Transport Solutions

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Peace Theological Seminary

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Perfect Time Span

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Perform To Serve

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Performance Test Specification

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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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