China Delivers 20 MengShi 4×4 army light utility vehicle to Trinidad and Tobago 32506152

Defence & Security News - China, Trinidad and Tobago
 
China Delivers 20 MengShi 4×4 army light utility vehicle to Trinidad and Tobago
According to defence-blog website, China has delivered 20 MengShi 4×4 army light utility vehicle to Trinidad. The EQ2050 is based on an imported AM General Hummer H1 chassis.
     
China Delivers 20 MengShi 4×4 army light utility vehicle to Trinidad and Tobago Dongfeng EQ2050 is a Chinese copy of the American HMMWV
     

The Dongfeng EQ2050 is a Chinese copy of the American HMMWV. It is known as Mengshi in China. It is in service with Chinese army. Production number of these vehicles are increasing. It is widely used by Chinese military. It is also used by paramilitary forces. A civil version of this high mobility vehicle is also available. The EQ2050 has been exported to Belarus and Zimbabwe.

The MengShi EQ2050 is based on an imported AM General Hummer H1 chassis. The DFM EQ2050 is powered by a Dongfeng license-built Cummins EQB150-20 110 kW/2,700R turbo-charged diesel, but it can also be fitted with the U.S.-made V8 diesel originally designed for Humvee.

Both vehicles have a 5-speed gear box and a 2-speed transfer box.
     
China Delivers 20 MengShi 4×4 army light utility vehicle to Trinidad and Tobago At least 6 vehicles seem to have been delivered
     

They are both four-wheel drive with independent suspensions and central inflating system. The EQ2050 also has re-designed lights and radiator to make it look different from the original Humvee. DFM has cooperated with AM General Motors on getting American-made parts for the first EQ2050s made.

Dongfeng EQ2050s in service with the People’s Liberation Army. Also in use by People’s Armed Police Fire Fighting brigades and by Public Security Police forces.
 

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