When it entered army service in 1985, AM General's high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle-better known as the Humvee-quickly assumed the status the World War II jeep enjoyed among an earlier generation of soldiers. Humvee at War showcases this iconic vehicle in the many roles and configurations it has taken on over the years-ambulance, troop transport, and armament carrier among them.... to a wide variety of design shortcomings, it did not deter the U.S. Army from looking for another militarized civilian vehicle. This was due to the high cost of specialized wheeled military vehicles. ... A continuing problem with the weapon- carrier variant of the HMMWV was the run-flat system requirement mandated by US.
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