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Brazilian Army adapts Urutu APC for urban warfare

27th September 2022 - 09:32 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


Urutu APC modified for urban warfare. (Photo: Brazilian Army)

The Brazilian Army has upgraded mobility, mechanical and communications features of the Urutu APC to prepare the vehicle for deployment in towns and cities.

The Brazilian Army conducted an adaptation process of a EE-11 Urutu APC in order to better prepare the vehicle to be deployed in urban warfare scenarios.

The service on 1 September announced the delivery of the modified Urutu to the 13th Mechanized Cavalry Regiment.

Speaking to Shephard, a spokesman for the army’s Directorate of Manufacturing of the Department of Science and Technology explained that the platform received modifications to its engine, gearbox and wheels as well as in the braking, electric and radio systems.

It also received an obstacle removal system, which comprised the ‘installation of a hydraulically driven

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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