Am General Humvee Manual: The US Army's iconic high-mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV)

Am General Humvee Manual: The US Army's iconic high-mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV)

By: Pat Ware (author)Hardback

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The Humvee, the modern-day US military four-wheel-drive successor to the Willys Jeep, is used by numerous armed forces around the world and in some civilian adaptations. Over 10,000 Humvees were deployed in numerous roles by coalition forces during the Iraq war. At least 25 variants of this highly versatile vehicle have been produced, from unarmoured light transport to surface-to-air missile platform, including ambulances, tracked versions, troop carriers and special ops variants. This manual provides a unique insight into the world of military Humvees, with an emphasis on military operation and equipment.

About Author

Pat Ware is one of Britain's foremost authorities on military transport. He is a former Editor of Classic Military Vehicle magazine, and has written numerous books about military vehicles. For Haynes he has written the Military Jeep Manual, Military Land Rover Manual, Sherman Tank Manual, Ferguson TE-20 Tractor Manual and Fordson Major Tractor. He lives in Norfolk.


Development - a brief look at post-war lightweight general-purpose military vehicles, and the development trial and test programme for the Humvee. The production Humvee - overcoming initial reliability problems, production models, full list of military variants, international versions, manufacture and assembly, and third-party adaptations. Anatomy - monocoque construction, body panels, engine, transmission, steering axles and suspension, traction aids, wheels and tyres, electrical equipment, instruments, trim, paintwork and markings. The Humvee in action - the military role of the vehicle, from utility vehicle to special-forces vehicle, use in combat, service with the US Army and other military users, the soldier's view. The owner's view - buying a Humvee, originality, restoration, driving, maintenance and repairs, values and insurance. The mechanic's view - maintaining and servicing a Humvee. Appendices including technical specifications, vehicle identification, parts availability and military documentation.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780857333742
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780857333742
  • weight: 738
  • ISBN10: 0857333747

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