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High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) Humvee
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Replacing many of the US Army vehicles because of it's different configurations, the Humvee (or as it's also known as, the Hummer) has become one of the Army's most recognizable vehicles.

It has 15 configurations (cargo/troop carriers, weapons carriers, ambulances, and shelter carriers) that share a common engine, chassis and transmission, with 44 interchangeable parts. Capable of mounting a gun turret which is usually outfitted with a .50-cal machine gun or a Mark-19 automatic grenade launcher. Its specifications allow the vehicle to survive in many different situations.

Specifications

Engine:
Type: V8, 6.5L Diesel Fuel Injection, Naturally Aspirated (N.A.), EPA Compliant
Horsepower (@3,400 RPM): 160HP (120 KW)
Torque (@1,700 RPM): 290 lb.-ft (393 Nm)
Transmission:
4-Speed automatic with a maximum input torque rating of 451 lb. ft. (612 Nm).
Gear ratios are:
1st-2.46:1
2nd-1.48:1
3rd1.0:1
4th-0.75:1
Reverse-2.08:1
M1043A2/1045A2 Armament/Tow Missle Carrier
Length 190.5 in/4.84 m.
Height (w/o weapons) 74 in./7.88m


Manufacturers

AM General Corporation


Source(s) Am General Corporation; Philadelphia Online: Blackhawk Down.


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