Thursday, August 6, 2009

The Army's Humvee: Traversing the long and winding road of developing the military's light vehicle

During today's stroll through the Internet, I came across a really interesting story about the evolution of the Army's light vehicle, from the Jeep of post-WWII fame all the way up to today's MRAP, which stands for Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicle.

Check out the article here.

The article also contains a number of really great pictures of the various vehicles the Army has used over the years. One is of a prototype developed by Lamborghini, just prior to the Humvee.

Can you imagine our soldiers driving around in Lamborghini SUV's?

Posted by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy,
Oregon National Guard Social Media Manager

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