high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles
Definition/Scope: A highly durable 4 x 4 wheeled tactical vehicle which provides a common chassis for a variety of utility and speciality vehicles. The HMMWV serves as cargo/troop carriers, automatic weapons platforms, ambulances (four litter patients or eight ambulatory patients), M220 TOW missile carriers, M119 howitzer prime movers, M-1097 Avenger surface-to-air missile platforms, MRQ-12 direct air support vehicles, S250 shelter carriers among many others.
Broader Terms:Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River
Narrower Terms:M1025 Armored Armament Carrier