The Brazilian company Avibras promoted its new GUARA 4WS light armored vehicle for national Defence Forces, Public Security, Police Forces, Special Forces, Law Enforcement, Homeland Security and export.
That was reported by planobrazil.com.
The Guará 4WS is a 4×4 armoured vehicle developed for tactical employment during special operations of security forces in urban areas: fight against organized crime, security vans and bank robbery, as well as the combat to drug trafficking. This versatile multi-task vehicle may be also employed in rural areas against armed conflicts. It is also available in a personal transport version, with capacity for 10 crewmen, and another version for Enviromental Police and Civil Defense application.
The vehicle, which was fully designed by Avibras, incorporates technology used by the company in its military projects. The result is a vehicle with a level 3 of ballistic protection, a level 2b of anti-mines protection and a IED side blast protection of up to 50 kg TNT.
The Guará vehicle is powered by a Cummins 250 hp diesel engine coupled to an Allison automatic transmission. The vehicle has a cruising range of 700 km.
The vehicle has a length of 5.m, width of 2.4m and a height of 2.2m. Its combat weight is 10t and maximum payload carrying capacity is 2.5t.