HMMWV M-998 and Other Models

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV, pronounced hum-vee) has replaced jeeps and light trucks for most tactical missions and roles in the U.S. military. The many models and other details of the HMMWV family of vehicles are covered in depth in the Olive-Drab.com section All About the HMMWV.

See also HMMWV Ambulance photo page.

HMMWV M-998
HMMWV M-998.

HMMWV fording water
HMMWV fording water.

Today in WW II: 9 Jul 1940 Battle of Calabria [Battle of Punta Stilo, the toe of Italy] fought between the Italian Royal Navy and the British/Australian Royal Navies, 30 miles [48km] east of Punta Stilo.  More 
9 Jul 1943 US-British invasion of Sicily begins [night of 9-10 Jul].
9 Jul 1944 British and Canadian forces capture Caen from the Germans, a critical post-D-Day objective in Normandy, France.
9 Jul 1944 US forces reach the northern end of Saipan, finding thousands of Japanese civilian men, women, and children who commit suicide by leaping off the cliffs rather than be captured.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.

High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) M998 and Other Models

Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup.

HMMWV Photo Gallery

2ACR HMMWV in Bosnia, 1998
2ACR HMMWV in Bosnia, 1998

Mark Blair, his father and recently acquired USMC HMMWV (Dec 1999). Photo courtesy of Mark J. Blair
Mark Blair, his father and recently acquired USMC HMMWV (Dec 1999). Photo courtesy of Mark J. Blair.

M-1025 HMMWV. With winch this would be an M-1026.	Thanks to Herman Lamb for correct ID
M-1025 HMMWV. With winch this would be an M-1026. Thanks to Herman Lamb for correct ID.

HMMWVs staged for shipping in Southwest Asia
HMMWVs staged for shipping in Southwest Asia.

Tracked HMMWV. Photo courtesy of Darryl Bauman
Tracked HMMWV. Photo courtesy of Darryl Bauman.

Israel Defense Forces HMMWV, Golan Heights, 2002
Israel Defense Forces HMMWV, Golan Heights, 2002.

Hardtop HMMWV, U.S. Army Reserve Center, Dallas, TX area, July 2005.  Photo courtesy Bob Pettit
Hardtop HMMWV, U.S. Army Reserve Center, Dallas, TX area, July 2005. Photo courtesy Bob Pettit.