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M1165(A1) HMMWV

Expanded Capacity Command-Control/

General Purpose Vehicle


Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 2004
Manufactured by: Chassis/Automotive: AM General; Supplemental Armor: O'Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt
Crew: 4
Armament: Various Armament Configurations including M249 5.56mm SAW, M60 and M240 7.62mm MG, M2HB .50 Cal HMG and MK 19 Mod 3 40mm Grenade Launcher. Most in Iraq and Afghanistan have specialized armor for the gunners.
Engine: 8 Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: Like the the related M1151 ECV it is based on a vehicle with a heavier chassis, the M1113 Expanded Capacity Vehicle.  The M1165 is the designation of the Command/General Purpose Vehicle with 4-door/open cargo bed.  Similar vehicles on the same chassis are the M1152 Cargo/Troop Carrier (2-door/open cargo bed) and the M1167 ITAS/TOW Missile Carrier.
Data Sheet Available:   M1165A1 HMMWV Sales Brochure via AM General


Reference Source/Provider
LTAS B-Kit Door Armor Detail Photos Chuck Aleshire - Shorewood, Illinois USA
M1151 Humvee "B" Chassis Photos Patrick Keenan - Editor
    M1151 Humvee Series Run Flat Tire Photos Patrick Keenan
    M1165 HMMWV ECV with Right Hand Drive Photos AM General
M1165A1 HMMWV ECV with B3 FRAG Armor Photos John Charvat - Yukon, Oklahoma USA
M1165A1 HMMWV ECV with B3 FRAG Armor Photos (Illinois National Guard) Mike Oberholtzer - Oak Park, Illinois USA
M1165A1 HMMWV ECV Photos (US Navy SEALS) Larry Lawler - West Palm Beach, FL USA
  Salvadoran M1165 HMMWV Photo (CENTRANS Communications Vehicle and Trailer) Julio Montes - California

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
HMMWV In Scale Website Dedicated to the HMMWV Series
HMMWV Vehicle Variant Listing Global Security.org Website
"Up-Armored Heavy Hummer Variant (HHV) Ballistic Protection Configuration" By David Haugh Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #2)
Vehicle Hardening Information Article Global Security.org Website


Reference Author
Encyclopedia of Modern U.S. Military Tactical Vehicles (Tankograd Publications) Carl Schulze
High Mobility: A Visual History of the US Army's Modern High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle - Part 1 (Ampersand Group, Inc.) David Doyle
HMMWV Walkaround Photo Reference CD-ROM Robert Skipper (available directly from author via e-mail)
Special Operations Patrol Vehicles: Afghanistan & Iraq (New Vanguard #179)- Osprey Publishing

Book Review by Patrick Keenan (via Armor Modeling & Preservation Society Website)
Leigh Neville

"Up-Armoured HMMWV" (November 2012 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Carl Schulze

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

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Model Photos

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