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Eagle 4 Protected Command and Utility Vehicle


German Eagle 4


Country of Origin/Used by: Denmark, Germany and Switzerland
First Produced/Service Dates: 2008
Manufactured by: MOWAG GmbH (Now General Dynamics European Land Systems)
Crew: 2-6 (Depending on configuration)
Armament: Various including 7.62mm MG, 12.7mm HMG & 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher mounted on Overhead Weapons Station (OHS). The Danes use the LEMUR OHS and the Germans use the FW100 OHS.
Engine: 6 Cylinder Turbo-Diesel
Miscellaneous Info:

Although related to the Eagle 1,2 and 3, it is a very different vehicle as it is based on the DURO Chassis rather than on AM General heavy ECV HMMWV chassis (i.e. M1113/M1114).

Developed in Switzerland, as a private venture, it now serves in the Danish, German and Swiss militaries. Known variants fielded by the Germans are the Ambulance, Command, and Patrol/Security Vehicles. GDELS is now marketing the Eagle IVís replacement, the similar Eagle V 4x4 Light Tactical Vehicle.

Data Sheet Available:   Eagle IV GDELS Company Brochure


Reference Source/Provider
  Eagle IV Vehicle Photo Massimo Foti
German Eagle IV Vehicle Photo (Above) Dave Haugh - Content Editor
Eagle IV Vehicle Photos General Dynamics Land Systems
  Eagle IV Vehicle Photo Julio Montes - California
Eagle IV (Early) Vehicle Photos MOWAG GmbH via Dave Haugh
Eagle IV Ambulance (German) Photos Roger Greenaway - Frankfurt, Germany

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
Eagle IV Vehicle Information & Photos Army-Guide.com
Eagle IV Vehicle Information & Photos Army Technology.com
Eagle IV Vehicle Information & Photos Army Vehicles.DK
Eagle IV Vehicle Information & Photos Military Today.com
Eagle IV Vehicle Information & Photos Tank Masters.de Website
Eagle IV Vehicle Photos Gunther Neumahr via Prime Portal
Eagle IV Ambulance Photos Hans-Hermann Buhling via Prime Portal


Reference Author
"Eagle IV fur die Bundeswehr" (4th Quarter Issue of Tankograd Publishing's Miltar Fahrzeug Magazine Ralph Zwilling
"Eagle IV: The Eagle IV Wheeled Armor Vehicle in Modern German Army Service" (Tankograd Publishing) Ralph Zwilling
GECON - ISAF: Desert Camouflage Schemes of the Vehicles of the German ISAF Contingent (Tankograd Publishing) Carl Schulze

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