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
Type: V8, 6.5L Diesel Fuel Injection, Naturally Aspirated (N.A.), EPA
Horsepower (@3,400 RPM): 160HP (120 KW)
Torque (@1,700 RPM): 290 lb.-ft (393 Nm)
4-Speed automatic with a maximum input torque rating of 451 lb. ft. (612
Gear ratios are:
M1043A2/1045A2 Armament/Tow Missle Carrier
Length 190.5 in/4.84 m.
Height (w/o weapons) 74 in./7.88m
Source(s) Am General Corporation; Philadelphia Online: Blackhawk Down.