GAW High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV):

The High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) are also known as a Hummer or HumVee. These vehicles were replacements for older Jeep styles and served in military setting until the later part of the twenty-first century. These vehicles were used for an incredible number of jobs in the United States Army, Marines, and Air Force and were incredibly common. HumVees were built for the roles of cargo/troop carrier, armament carrier, TOW missile system carrier, shelter carrier, two ambulance variants (2- and 4-litter), and stinger missile vehicle. There were even civilian models of the Hummer built that while expensive were also very popular because of their capabilities and toughness. Because of the vehicles popularity, a larger number of them survived the coming of the Rifts than any other military vehicle in North America.

In many ways, the refitting of Hummers was how Golden Age Weaponsmiths got their business started in the first place. Many mercenaries recovered the HumVees and wanted them refitted with mega damage armors. The vehicles became so popular that Golden Age Weaponsmiths started building them in their automobile factories. Presently, Golden Age Weaponsmiths both rebuilds Pre-Rifts HMMWV and manufactures new ones.

The Hummers were built with a wider wheel base than previous jeep style vehicles and can traverse terrain that normal jeeps and sports utility vehicles. The Hummer is equipped with a high performance diesel engine, and automatic transmission, and four wheel drive. The HumVee is air transportable and can be from a variety of aircraft. The HMMWV can also be equipped with a self-recovery winch capable of up to 6000 pound pull capacity and the vehicle can support payloads of up to 4,400 pounds depending on the model. The vehicle can ford up to 2.5 feet (0.76 meters) without preparations and up to 5 feet (1.5 meters) with a deep water fording kit. The vehicles can climb 60% slopes and traverse a side slope of up to 40% fully loaded.

Up to one weapon mount may be fitted on the Hummer.

Model Type: GAW HMMWV
Vehicle Type: 1 1/4 ton truck
Crew: Four (Driver, 3 Passengers).

M.D.C. By Location:Refitted Version:New Manufacture:
[1] Headlight (2)2 each2 each
[1] Tires (4):5 each5 each
Crew Compartment4050
Engine Compartment3035
[2] Main Body:6080

[1] These are small and difficult targets to strike, requiring the attacker to make a “called shot,” but even then the attacker is -4 to strike.
[2] Depleting the M.D.C. of the main body will shut the unit down completely, making it useless.

Ground: Cruising speed on land is 90 mph (144.8 kph) on roads and 55 mph (88.5 kph) off road maximum. The vehicle is designed to traverse virtually all terrain and can climb at up to a 60% grade (40% fully loaded) although at a much slower speed (About 10% of maximum road speed). It can also climb barriers and ford trenches. The vehicle can also handle side slopes of up to 30%.
Maximum Range: 300 miles (482.8 km)

Statistical Data:
Height: 7.1 feet (2.16 meters)
Width: 8.5 feet (2.59 meters)
Length: 16.8 feet (5.13 meters)
Weight: 9,280 lbs (4209.3 kg)
Power Source: V-8 Diesel, 6.2 liter displacement, fuel injected, liquid cooled, compression ignition (150 hp) with automatic transmission
Cargo Capacity: 4,400 lbs (1995.8 kg)
Black Market Cost: 24,000 Credits with 60 M.D.C. Main Body (Refitted) and 36,000 with 80 M.D.C. Main Body (New Construction.) All Weapon Systems cost extra.

Weapons Systems: None Standard (Weapon Systems cost extra)

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