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Eurosatory 2012: GDELS launches 6x6 version of the Eagle

11th June 2012 - 08:30 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Paris

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General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) has unveiled a 6x6 variant of its Eagle light tactical vehicle at the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris on 11 June.

Created by combining the DURO 6x6 chassis, driveline and suspension with the Eagle 4x4 hull, the enlarged variant features protected cabins for two, four or five crew members, depending on the particular mission module chosen.

According to the company, the Eagle 6x6 offers a payload of up to 6,000 kg and in troop carrier configuration can accommodate up to 14 troops.

In addition, the new vehicle features ‘permanent all-wheel drive, automatic Torsen differentials, automatic

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