Mobility Land

Alpo, Paul V.
October 2009
Armada International;Oct2009 Supplement, p17
The article focuses on the growing international interest in mobility vehicles used for non-combat purposes as of October 2009. It highlights the success story of the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMVW), also known as Hummer or Humvee. Information on the Joint Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program announced by the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps in January 2006 is offered. Also described are several mobility vehicles including the V-hull Lockheed Martin vehicle, the Coyote Tactical Support Vehicle and the Husky Tactical Support Vehicle.


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