CAS 24 - Mercedes Benz UNIMOG U 5000/3850

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The CAS 24 - Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG U 5000/3850 DOKA Water Tender is in a special version for forest fire-fighting, designed to carry a fire brigade crew with accessories necessary for fire fighting interventions with application of water or foam and using the low or high water pressure.

CAS 24 - Mercedes Benz UNIMOG U 5000/3850


Vehicle dimensions
Length (without cable winch) 6 700 mm
Width2 340 mm
Height at curb weight3 200 mm
Ground clearance at G.V.W.480 mm

Vehicle weights

Curb weight 9 550 kg
Gross vehicle weight14 000 kg


Type Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG U 5000/3850 DOKA
Engine type Diesel supercharged water-cooled engine
Engine output160 kW/2 200 min-1
he engine complies with EURO 4 emission standards.
Drive 4x4
Gearboxmechanical gearbox with semi-automatic electropneumatic shifting (EPS)
Brake systemdouble-circuit air-hydraulic system, ABS
Electrical system voltage24 V (two batteries of 12 V 165 Ah)
Fuel tank capacity145 litres
Maximum vehicle speed90 km/h


Type forward control, tilt cab
Number of seats1 + 5


Water tank capacity3 200 litres
Foam concentrate tank capacity

200 litres



Rated water flow rate2 400 lpm
Rated working pressure0,8 MPa
Rated suction lift3,0 m


Rated water flow rate250 lpm
Rated working pressure4,0 MPa


Hose dimensionsDN 25/60 m
Branchpipegun type, allowing to control
flow rate and discharge cone
Rated flow rate200 lpm


  • superstructure made of steel profiles and covered with
    two-side-galvanized steel plates glued-on (model 3771)
  • superstructure made of aluminium profiles and covered with
    aluminium plates glued-on
  • THTronic electronic foam proportioning control system
  • monitor
  • additional hose reel with DN 25/60 m hose and gun type
  • front nozzles for fire fighting on the run
  • cab safety frame with sprinkling system
  • towing equipment for trailer
  • electric recovery cable winch
  • light mast
  • electric generator

Technical modifications reserved. 01/2007

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