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Mungo ESK (Multi-Role Vehicle)


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Germany
First Produced/Service Dates: 2005
Manufactured by: Chassis: Multicar Spezialfahrzeug GmbH; Body: Krauss-Maffei-Wegmann GmbH Co. (KMW)
Crew: Cargo Configuration = 5
Troop Transport Configuration= 2+8
Armament: (1) 5.56mm MG4 or 7.62mm MG3 or 40mm HK Automatic Grenade Launcher
Engine: 4-Cylinder Turbo Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: The Einsatzfahrzeug Specialisierte Krafte (ESK) Mungo is armored, air-portable multi-role vehicle based upon the Multicar M30 FUMO civilian truck chassis.  The basic variant is also referred to as the Mungo Group Vehicle (Variant 1) and can be configured to transport cargo or troops.  Other variants are the Multi-Purpose Vehicle (Variant 2),Large Capacity Vehicle (Variant 3)and Nuclear/Biological/Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle. The Mungo is named after the African Banded Mongoose.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Mungo ESK Vehicle Photo (Above) Ralph Zwilling - Editor of Tank Masters DE website
Mungo ESK Group Vehicle Photos KMW GmbH Company
      Mungo Large Capacity Vehicle Photos KMW GmbH Company
      Mungo Multi-Purpose Vehicle Photos KMW GmbH Company
      Mungo NBC Vehicle Photos KMW GmbH Company

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Mungo ESK Information and Photos Army-Guide.Com Website
Mungo ESK Information and Photos Krauss Maffei-Wegmann Website
Mungo ESK Information and Photos Military Today.Com Website
Mungo ESK Photos Tank-Masters.DE Website

Printed

Reference Author
ESK - Mungo Light Protected Vehicle for Specialised Forces” (5065) (Tankograd Publishing) Carl Schulze
GECON- ISAF: Desert Camouflage Schemes of the Vehicles of the German ISAF Contingent in Afghanistan (Tankograd Publishing) Carl Schulze
"Mungo - Einsatzfahrzeug Specialisierte Krafte (ESK)" - 3rd Quarter/2007 Issue of MilitarFahrzeug Magazine (Tankograd Publishing) Ralph Zwilling
"Mungo: The Airborne Multicar" - 1st Quarter/2004 Issue of MilitarFahrzeug Magazine (Tankograd Publishing) Stefan Marx

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