High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle

The high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV), or "Hummer," is a highly versatile fourwheel-drive tactical vehicle. Based on the M998 chassis, it comes with various modules and kits that allow for a number of configurations, to include armament carrier for the TOW missile system (M966), ambulance (M997), and cargo-and-troop carrier. Overall, the HMMWV is an adaptable system that lends itself to many field-expedient modifications.

Length: 15 feet
Width: 7.1 feet
Height: 6 feet
Weight: 3.8 tons
Speed: 65 miles per hour
Range: 300 miles
Crew: 2-4

Type: Configuration dependent (for example, TOW missiles,
.50-caliber or 7.62-mm machine gun, 40-mm. Mark
19 automatic grenade launcher)

Line Drawing: High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle

page created 11 June 2001

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