Armored Hummers Are Just Too Easy to Blow Up
17 Octobre 2013 - Carbuzz
Why? Because it weighs 13,000 lbs. and has just 190 horsepower.
The AM General Humvee first began development in the mid-70s and finally entered US military service in 1984, replacing the then ancient Jeep. And for a time it was the ultimate military vehicle. Thanks to its size and width, the thing just had huge presence everywhere it went. Whether it was liberating or invading a country (isn’t that the same?), the Humvee was a symbol of American military might. Thing is, it’s not particularly fast or powerful and is easy to blow up with those nasty roadside bombs. So what to do?