Monday, November 15, 2010

U.S Army Defense The Humvee M1165A1 HMMWV


The M1165 is an Expanded Capacity Command and Control/General Purpose HMMWV. It is a four-man vehicle which can be used for a variety of missions, from command and control to armed patrol, and is available with an optional Weapons Mount and Turret. It is also produced as a customized model for special

HMMWV is the world-standard family of light, tactical vehicles. It is a lightweight, highperformance, independent four-wheel drive, versatile and adaptable platform that currently supports more than 100 different systems.


As an Expanded Capacity Vehicle, the M1165 is specifically designed for use over all types of roads, as well as cross-country terrain, and in all weather conditions without sacrificing mobility, dependability or performance. The M1165 payload varies by armor configuration and fragmentation kit, ranging from 2,230
to 4,950 lb. The M1165 is air transportable and droppable, and can be sling-loaded by helicopter.


The M1165 provides superior protection for crew, weapons components, and ammunition. The armor is available in two kits: The “A” kit, which can be factory installed, and optional “B” kit, which when combined, provide gapless mine and ballistic protection. The additional armor and fragmentation kits are field installable and removable to provide flexibility for missions that do not require heavy protection. The vehicles are equipped with an A/C system to provide greater crew comfort.

M1165A1 includes standard:
- Underbody armor
- Rocker armor
- Lower windscreen deflector armor
- Energy absorbing seats
- M1165A1 w/B3: Plant or Field

Installable B3 Kit includes:
- Perimeter armor
- Overhead armor
- Rear ballistic bulkhead
Note: Aluminum roof/rear panel is required with B3 Kit.

Optional Frag Kits:

- Frag 1: Side and door perimeter protection
- Frag 2: Front cowl, and wheel well protection
- Frag 5: Door and SMCL (Single Movement Combat Lock)


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