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Cougar HEV 6x6


Cougar HEV 6x6 Hardened Engineer Vehicle MRAP
 
 
 
Cougar HEV 6x6 Hardened Engineer Vehicle FPII MRAP technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defence industry military technology Mine Resistant Armor Protected
 
Description
The Cougar HEV (Hardened Engineer Vehicle) 6x6 is a member of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Family of Vehicles (FOV) which is capable of transporting personnel and cargo within the current theater of operations. The Cougar HEV 6x6 was designed and manufactured by the American Defence Company Force protection now a subdivision of General Dynamics. The Cougar HEV 6x6 can be employed in virtually all weather and rugged off-road conditions. It enables forces to survive when engaged, maintain battlespace awareness and retain the flexibility to accomplish a variety of missions, including EOD, combat engineer, convoy escort/security, direct Close Air Support (CAS), medical support, troop/cargo transport, reconnaissance and mobile command and control. At present, 19 vehicles Cougar HEV 6x6 are in service with U.S. armed forces.
 
Variants

- Cougar JERRV (Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle) Eng 6x6
- Cougar JERRV (Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle) EOD 6x6
- Cougar (Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle) CAT II A1

- Cougar (Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle) CAT II A2

 
Technical Data
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Armament
The Cougar HEV 6x6 can be fitted with a ring mount turret which can be armed with a 7.62 mm or 12.7 mm Heavy Machine Gun.
Design and protection
The Cougar HEV 6x6 has a V-shaped hull, that extends to the engine bay which increases the protection for the crew against blast forces of IEDs or land mines explosions. The vertical armor will stop 7.62 x 51mm ball ammunition, and the windows will stop AP. The vehicles can withstand up to 30lbs. TNT under any wheel or 15lbs. under the V-shaped centerline. The Cougar HEV 6x6 also had ballistic protection for the radiator, fuel tanks, and battery compartments. The vehicle is also equipped with bullet-proof windows which allow the troops to see and engage an enemy ambush through the gun ports in the glass not exposing themselves to fire.
Mobility
The Cougar HEV uses a 6x6 chassis and it is powered by a Caterpillar C-7 7.2 diesel engine that can give 330hp at 2,400rpm and a torque of 860ft lbf at 1,450rpm with an operational range of 675 km. The transmission of the Cougar HEV 6x6 is an Allison 3500 SP series with 5-speed and the front and rear axles are Marmon-Herrington MT-17 and R-17 respectively.
Accessories
The Cougar 6x6 HEV is equipped with multi-point, racing-style harnesses, so if the vehicle rolled 360 degrees, the passengers inside would avoid injury. A spare wheel is available on each side of the vehicle.
 
Specifications
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Armament
One 7.62 mm or 12.7 mm machine gun
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Country user
United States
Designer Country
United States
Accessories
NBC filter, spare wheels
Troop seating
1 + 9
Armor
V-shaped hull, standard armor against small arms firing and shell splinters, armor protection against IDED and land mines.
Weight
17,690 kg
Speed
120 km/h maximum speed on road
Range
675 km
Dimensions (IN)
Lenght, 7.51 m; Width, 2.74 m; Height, 3.09 m
 
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Cougar HEV 6x6 Hardened Engineer Vehicle FPII MRAP technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defence industry military technology Mine Resistant Armor Protected
Cougar HEV 6x6 Hardened Engineer Vehicle FPII MRAP technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defence industry military technology Mine Resistant Armor Protected
 
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