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a high mobility, multipurpose, military vehicle with four-wheel drive

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Ricardo is currently working with the Army to put the anti-lock braking and electronic stability control systems on all in-production Humvees, as well as retrofit current vehicles "as soon as possible," Greene said.
A number of weapons were recovered from the militants and their Humvee was destroyed in the clash, the statement read.
AM General has deployed around 230,000 Humvees to local and global customers across the world.
A June 6 article by The Daily Caller put the humvees back in the news cycle.
But three Humvees came free from their rigging as their parachutes deployed, sending the massive vehicles to their demise and kicking up a cloud of smoke.
While the Humvees use a power-train supplied by General Motors, it is "not necessary that we hand over dealerships rights to GM partners," said Costin.
Oshkosh was selected over Lockheed Martin and AM General (the latter produced the Humvee.
7bn deal is the first tranche of a rolling order worth $30bn over the next 25 years, aimed at a production of 55,409 vehicles to replace ailing fleet - though even this could just be the start, given that 280,000 Humvees have been produced since 1984.
military equipment, from Humvees and helmets to electronic headsets, military assault rifles and the like.
Ambassador to Lebanon David Hale said the Lebanese Army needed to be properly equipped to battle terrorism, as his country delivered 176 Humvees and 300 M-60 machine-gun units to the military Wednesday.
THOUSANDS of Humvees are expected to be left in Afghanistan when UK and US troops pull out before the end of the year.
In white chalk, on concrete walls, a box-shaped Humvee; two antennae rising like balloons from the hatch; a stick-soldier holding a machine gun; he waves at us, us, in the Humvees.
While the Army is no longer buying new Humvees, it is instead looking at recapitalizing some and procuring the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.
The mine-resistant ambush-protected all-terrain vehicle, or M-ATV, will replace many of the up-armored Humvees in Afghanistan because it offers more protection.
The Army will be completing its present contract valid until October 2010 and for 8,000 final Humvees for around USD1.