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  • The Humvee's primary problem, a 2008 Pentagon inspector general's report said, was its "flat bottom, low weight, low ground clearance and aluminum body."

    Hulking, tough MRAP displaces Humvee

  • Beyond the Humvee's small windows, thick, hazy and bulletproof, the Indiana countryside rolled by, tranquil and green.

    This Is War: How USAID workers are trained for work and danger in Afghanistan

  • To quote The New York Times once more, "The Pentagon decided against asking Detroit automakers like General Motors, which makes the Humvee's civilian version, the Hummer, to start making armored Humvees because they would need too much time to set up new assembly lines."

    Reese Schonfeld: The Military Industrial Complex: Truck You, Detroit, or Tanks for Nuttin' Update

  • His wife, Rachel, later learned that the blast blew Kincaid, a father of two from outside Atlanta, through the Humvee's metal roof.

    Pentagon balked at pleas for safer vehicles

  • The Humvee's flat bottom channels an explosion through the center of the vehicle, toward the occupants.

    Pentagon balked at pleas for safer vehicles

  • The search was underway for Stone and two colleagues, Sgt. Andrew Ramirez, the Humvee's driver, and Sgt. Steven Gonzales, who was manning its 50-caliber machine gun.

    The Nightmare

  • If they can drill a hole in a Humvee's engine block, they should do fine on Cape buffalo or elephants and compared to those other things, their $8000 price tag is a bargin.

    Just for Kicks

  • When he bent over to grab a third, an insurgent's armor-piercing round drilled through the Humvee's protective metal and into his head.

    The Last Letter Home

  • Spc. McGinnis, manning the Humvee's. 50-caliber machine gun, saw a grenade flying toward the Humvee and tried to deflect it, according to Defense Department accounts.

    Medal of Honor Awarded

  • A massive blast from an improvised explosive device had just ripped into the Humvee's engine block, tossing the five-ton vehicle into the air and flinging the driver-side door, torn from its hinges, across the street.

    'Tipping Point'

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