Brazil Brazilian Army adapts Urutu APC for urban warfare

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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.

 

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