All About the Military HMMWV
Many people are very interested in the HMMWV (pronounced as humvee) and Olive-Drab.com gets a lot of questions about it. Since CNN made it famous during the 1991 Gulf War, the HMMWV has symbolized the modern American Army just as the Army jeep did during WW II.
HMMWV: High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle
A convoy of U.S. Army HMMWVs and heavy equipment forms up on a snow-covered road at Fort Greely, AK on 19 February 1998, during Exercise Northern Edge 98.
Here are the Olive-Drab.com sections and pages with much more about the HMMWV:
For a comprehensive history of the HMMWV, go to the Olive-Drab.com page HMMWV History. Also, this link takes you to AM General, the company that manufactures the HMMWV, the civilian Hummer, and makes and remanufactures 6x6 military trucks.
HMMWV equipped with Avenger, a lightweight, highly mobile, and transportable surface-to-air missile/gun weapon system. Avenger is designed to counter hostile cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, and low-flying, high-speed, fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters attacking or transiting friendly airspace.
Find additional photos and hi-res versions of the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) at the Olive-Drab Military Mashup:
Recommended Books about the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV)
Manuals for the HMMWV will be numbered TM 9-2320-280-xx where the xx represents the maintenance level. You can purchase many of the HMMWV manuals at ABE Books. The same source has many other HMMWV books and publications available.
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