European country buys dozens of military reconnaissance vehicles

Европейская страна закупает десятки боевых разведывательных машин

General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag, a Swiss subsidiary of General Dynamics – 5th December 2019 reported that November 18 was awarded a contract by the Swiss defence procurement Agency Amie for the supply of the Swiss army 100 combat reconnaissance machines based on the new wheeled armored vehicle Eagle 6×6, reports bmpd. Thus the Swiss army became the launch customer for the armored car Eagle 6×6, representing a three-axle variant produced by General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag Eagle armoured vehicles V with the wheel formula 4×4 with enhanced mine protection (was purchased by Denmark and Germany). The parameters of the contract were not disclosed, the delivery of machinery Eagle 6×6 Swiss army will be incurred from 2023 to 2025. BRM on the basis of the Eagle 6×6 Swiss army will be equipped with complex intelligence TASYS, including intelligence equipment on the lifting mast, and automatic data processing equipment. Also cars will be equipped with a remotely controlled weapon station (presumably, the Kongsberg Protector M151 with 12,7 mm machine gun). Full combat weight of the machine Eagle 6×6 is 15 tons with a maximum capacity of 14 people. Length 7 m. the Machine is equipped with 6-cylinder diesel engine Cummins ISB6.7 E3 volume of 6.7 liters and output of 285 HP, combined with a 5-speed automatic transmission Allison 2500 SP. Road speed to 110 km/h, power reserve of up to 700 km.

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