INTRODUCTION TO THE HMMWV - OD1615 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
THE BASIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HMMWV FOV AND THE
CHARACTERISTICS AND OPERATION OF THE HMMWV ENGINE
Describe the basic characteristics of the HMMWV FOV.
Within a self-study
Within one hour
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
The high mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicle, or HMMWV for short, is an
extremely important addition to today's new action Army. The HMMWV's small
size and speed make it ideally suited for the roles that it performs. It
provides troop transport, armed reconnaissance, and ambulance service, and
designed to function primarily from the division area.
This task introduces the general characteristics of the HMMWV.
succeeding lessons and tasks will cover the characteristics and operation of
the various systems that make up the vehicle.
1 1/4 ton trucks that comprise the M998 series of vehicles are suitable
use on all types of roads and highways in all types of weather. They
also designed for use over rough terrain. Rougher terrain than normal
be negotiated due