Specific: On the 9th of December 2005 The Danish Army Material
Command signed a contract with Mowag regarding the deliverance of 85
Eagle IV. They were scheduled to be
delivered from August 2006 with the last vehicles to
arrive in December 2007. The vehicles eventually
replaced the older Eagle I as well as a number of light- and un-armoured 4 x 4
Before deployment to Afghanistan in 2009 a number of
vehicles were issued the Pilar MK-IIw Integrated Gunshot
Detection Vehicle Version. Besides projectiles the system
can track single, multiple, burst and synchronised shots
and RPGs, mortars, anti-tank missiles.
The system is integrated with the Lemur Overhead Weapon
Station (OHW) and the Battle Management System (BMS). The
systems can work in manual mode with onscreen display of
shot origin or in auto-mode where the OHW is pointed at
the shot origin ready for fire.
Historical: The Mowag Eagle IV was originally
developed as a private venture by Mowag based on the
experience obtained with the earlier Eagle I, II and III.
All of which were based on the AM General Expanded
Capacity Vehicle model of the HMMWV 4 x 4 chassis.
of the Eagle IV started in early 2003. The vehicle is
based on the Mowag DURO (DUrable and RObust) II chassis
technology with roll stabiliser and the De-Dion axle
system. It is used as a platform for various tactical
mission roles such as reconnaissance, surveillance,
command or military police tasks.
Length: 5.54 m (216 inches).
Width: 2.33 m (90 inches).
Height: 2.53 m (98 inches).
Weight: 8.800 kg (19.360 lb.).
Armour: The passive armour protects from small arms
fire, shell splinters and some mines. Attachment for
smoke dischargers mounted front and rear.
Engine: 6-cylinder Cummins, model ISBe 250, 5.883 cm3
(360 cubic inches) displacement, common rail, turbo
charged, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 312 at 2.000 rpm.
Transmission: 5-speed Allison, type 2500SP,
Transfer case: 2-speed Mowag, type 2S 22.
Electrical system: 24 volt, negative ground.
Tyres: 335/80 - R20 with run-flat core.
without preparation: 1.0 m (39 inches).
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 180 liter (39 gallons).
Range: 350 km (218 miles).
Crew: 1 + 4.
Armament: The vehicles will be fitted
with an overhead weapon station.
Additional: The engines complies with
the EURO III rules regarding emission. ZF hydraulic power
assisted steering. 5 ton Warn winch, model MIL 12 front
mounted behind bumper.
The shown vehicle is fitted with the Solar Shading and
Concealment System (SOLSCONS) from Saab Barracuda LLC in
order to reduce solar heating and obstruct thermal and
Se also procurement-page.