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EE-9 Cascavel (6 x 6)

Country of Origin: Brazil


The EE-9 Cascavel (Rattlesnake) 6 x 6 armored reconnaissance vehicle was developed in conjunction with the EE-11 Urutu armored personnel carrier (APC). The vehicles share many components. Many of the automotive components used in both vehicles were standard commercial parts. These included the Detroit Diesel and Mercedes-Benz diesel engines.

The all-welded hull of the EE-9 is box-shaped with a sloping glacis and vertical rear. The hull is made from dual-hardness armor, which...

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