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M998/M1038

HMMWV Cargo/Troop Carrier 

 


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1983
Manufactured by: AM General
Crew: 4
Armament: Various Armament Configurations including the M249 5.56mm SAW, M60 and M240 7.62mm MG, M60 7.62mm MG, M2HB .50 Cal HMG and MK 19 Mod 3 40mm Grenade Launcher.
Engine: 8 Cylinder Turbo-Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: The M998 version of the HMMWV was the first variant to go into production and be used by the US Military, as well as others.  The M1038 is the same as the base M998 vehicle, except it is equipped with a winch. Upgraded versions include the M998A1 (all on M1097 chassis) and M998A2 (with upgraded engine and automotive improvements), as well as many sub-variants. Similar vehicles are the M1097 Heavy Hummer, M1025 Armament Carrier (with basic armor), M1026 (with basic armor and winch), M1043 with supplemental armor) as well as M1044 (with Supplemental Armor and Winch).
Data Sheet Available:   M998A2 HMMWV Informational Brochure (AM General)

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
40mm (MK 19) Automatic Grenade Launcher Detail Photos John Charvat - Yukon, Oklahoma USA
M998 HMMWV Cargo/Troop Carrier Photos John Charvat
M998 HMMWV Cargo/Troop Carrier Photos (Refurbished Vehicle by AM General) Patrick Keenan - Editor
M998 HMMWV with ASK Protection Photos
"ASK" is the acroynm for the add-on armor suite called "Armor Suvivability Kit" that was developed and manufactured by the US Military.  This armor protection preceded "HArd" armor protection.
John Charvat
M998 HMMWV with ASK and "Hillbilly" Armor Photos
"Hillbilly" Armor is the informal term for field/shop mounted applicque armor protection.
John Charvat
M998 HMMWV with HaRD kit Protection Photos
"HArd" is the acroynm for the add-on armor suite called "HMMWV Armored Demountable" that was manufactured by the O'Gara-Hess Eisenhard Company. This armor protection succeeded "ASK" armor protection.  This vehicle also "sports" an Airco external air-conditioning unit.
John Charvat
M998 HMMWV Cargo/Troop Carrier (with MRC Hard Top) Photos
This vehicle is fitted with the Amtech Corporation's Mobile Radio Communications (MRC) Hard Top. However, this hard top conversion is routinely used on other Humvees besides communications vehicles.
John Charvat
M998 HMMWV Cargo/Troop "Hard Top" Carrier & Fitted with ASK Protection Photos
Same as the "straight" Hardtop, except fitted with Armor Survivability Kit (ASK) Protection.
John Charvat
M998 HMMWV 2-Door "Soft Top" Cargo/Troop Carrier Photos Joel Gewirtz - Northbrook, Illnois USA
M998 HMMWV 2-Door "Soft Top" Cargo/Troop Carrier Photos Joel Gewirtz
  Moroccan M998 HMMWV 2-Door "Soft Top" Cargo/Troop Carrier Dave Haugh - Content Editor
  Moroccan M998 HMMWV with ZU-23-2 23mm AA Gun Dave Haugh

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
HMMWV In Scale Website
HMMWV Vehicle Variant Listing Global Security.org Website
IDF HMMWV Photos and Information Tsahal Miniatures Website
"Up-Armored Heavy Hummer Variant (HHV) Ballistic Protection Configuration" By David Haugh Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #2)

Printed

Reference Author
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Encyclopedia of Modern U.S. Military Tactical Vehicles (Tankograd Publications) Carl Schulze
"From XR311 to Hummer: The US Army's Largest Ever Contract For Tactical Wheeled Vehicles" Wheels & Tracks: The International Review of Military Vehicles - Issue #4
High Mobility: A Visual History of the US Army's Modern High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle - Part 1 (Ampersand Group, Inc.) David Doyle
HMMWV: Workhorse of the US Army Concord Publications
Hummer In Action Jim Mesko
"Hummer Update: The Hummer Humvee Family Has Firmly Established Itself " Wheels & Tracks: The International Review of Military Vehicles - Issue #38
Iraq Insurgency: US Army Armored Vehicles In Action: Part 1 (Concord Publications) Carl Schulze
ISAF Vehicles in Afghanistan: 2007 (Kabul and Kandahar Areas) - Mushroom Model Publications

Book Review by Patrick Keenan

Dick Taylor
M998 HMMWV In Detail Wings & Wheels
UNITAF In Somalia: Vehicles of Restore Hope Forces - Concord Publications Barry Beldam
US Army HMMWV's In Iraq (Concord Publications) Carl Schulze and Ralph Zwilling
US Military Wheeled Vehicles (Concord Publications) Michael Green and Greg Stewart
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon
War Machines #7: M998 Hummer Verlinden Publications

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

For a complete list of modeling products, go to the HMMWV Vehicle Index Page.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
HMMWV Model Collection (1/35) Roy Kinsella - Dublin, Ireland