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, theservice in 1993. ... A curious spin-off from the war was the birth of the civilian Hummer. ... with General Motors, which took over the civilian aspects of the program, including a new, smaller civilian derivative of the HMMWV, the Hummer H2.
|Title||:||HMMWV Humvee 1980-2005|
|Author||:||Steven J Zaloga|
|Publisher||:||Osprey Publishing - 2012-01-01|