Specific: The Eagle I was ordered in 1994 and 36
were delivered from 1995 to 1997. It is produced by the Swiss company Mowag
on a platform of the HMMWV. The Eagle competed with
Panhard VBL, AM General HMMWV and ACORN by Alvis.
Length: 4.90 m (191 inches).
Width: 2.28 m (89 inches).
Height: 2.35 m (91 inches).
Weight: 5.000 kg (11.000 lb.).
Armour: The armour protects against 7.62 mm bullets
down to 30 m, and armour piercing bullets down to 100 m.
Engine: V8-cylinder GM, model LNA, 6.500 cm3 (346
cubic inches) displacement, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 159 at 3.400 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed Hydramatic 4L80E, automatic.
Transfer case: 2-speed New Venture.
Electrical system: 24 volt, negative ground.
Tyres: 37 - 12.50R/16,5 LT with run-flat
without preparation: 76 cm (29 inches).
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 95 liter (21 gallons).
Range: 300 km (187 miles).
Crew: 1 + 3.
Armament: The turret is armed with a
7.62 mm machine-gun and 6 smoke dischargers, with the
latter to be operated from within the vehicle.
Additional: Communication is maintained
by one or two VRC/381 radios. The vehicle has
air-condition and intercom to the crew. Power-steering is
standard. Mounted with Webasto engine heater.
A newer version, the EAGLE II, is now made based on the
ECV (Expanded Capacity Vehicle) HMMWV chassis of AM
GENERAL CORP. This provides a higher engine performance
as well as an increased payload carrying capacity.
This vehicle has not been acquired by Denmark.
Mowag Eagle I, turrettless (80 kb)
Mowag Eagle I, Top Cover (105 kb)
Mowag Eagle I, enlarged front bumper (135 kb)