HMMWV Humvee 1980-2005
US Army Tactical VehicleBook - 2005
The HMMWV, better known as the Humvee or Hummer, has set the world standard for army tactical vehicles since its introduction into the US Army in the 1980s. Designed to be the successor to the jeep of World War II with a greater load-bearing capacity, the Humvee has proven to be adaptable to a wide range of roles, including weapons carrier, missile launcher, command vehicle and other specialized types. This book traces the development and use of the Humvee and its variations, includingthe latest families of armored Humvees used in Iraq in 2003-05, and its adoption in a peacekeeping role the world over.
Publisher: Oxford : 2005. Osprey,
Branch Call Number: ANF 623.74722 ZALO
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm