Engesa EE-9 Cascavel Mark V (E1986.32)

Engesa EE-9 Cascavel Mark V
Engesa EE-9 Cascavel Mark V
Engesa EE-9 Cascavel Mark V
Engesa EE-9 Cascavel Mark V
vehicle info
Precise Name
Engesa EE-9 Cascavel Mark V
Main Utility Type
Reconnaissance
production
Manufactured
c. 1978, Engesa Engheneiheiros Especialiazados, Brazil
Era
Post War
Nationality
Brazilian
location in the museum
Service trials in Brazil c. 1978 - 1985
Transported to UK by S.S. Avon (Furness Withy) : Santos, Brazil to Tilbury, Essex (February/March 1986)
Correspondence in Accessions File. The EE9 must never be transferred to a third party. The gun is inoperable. This version has a Mercedes engine, central tyre pressure regulation system and ET-90 turret. Other EE9s have GM Detroit Diesel engines. This Cascavel (Rattlesnake) had recorded 37,061 Km on arrival.
VEHICLES Features
Wheeled - 6x6
Tracks/Wheels
Gun - 90 mm lazer aimed Gun EC-90 (Cockerill designed)
Armament - Main Weapon Type
2* 7.62 mm Machine Gun (missing)
Armament - Secondary Weapon Type
Mercedes-Benz OM 352 A turbo charged 6 cylinder diesel
Engine
Vehicle Statistics
5.23mtr
Length (Overall)
2.6mtr
Width (Overall)
3
Number (Crew)
13tons
Weight (Overall)
62mph
Maximum (Speed - Road)
Diesel
Type (Fuel)
0.16gpm
Consumption (Fuel)
86gall
Capacity (Fuel)
550ml
Maximum (Range)
16.00mm
Maximum (Armour Thickness)
190bhp
Power (Engine Output)