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US Army M1025 Humvee - Operation Desert Storm (1:43 Scale)
US Army M1025 Humvee - Operation Desert Storm

Atlas Editions US Army M1025 Humvee - Operation Desert Storm




 
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Atlas Editions ATL7123124 US Army M1025 Humvee - Operation Desert Storm (1:43 Scale) "In war, there is no second prize for the runner-up."
- General Omar Bradley

On March 22nd, 1983, the US Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command awarded the AM General Division of LTV Aerospace and Defense (now AM General Corporation) a $1.2 billion contract to produce 55,000 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV, pronounced Humvee), to be delivered in 15 different configurations over a five year period. The contract included an option to increase the number of vehicles purchased by 100 percent during each of the five option years. The Army eventually ordered an additional 15,000 option vehicles raising the totals to 70,000 vehicles and $1.6 billion. It was the largest mult-iyear contract for tactical wheeled vehicles ever awarded by the US Army.

Known officially as the M998 Series and nicknamed the HUMMER, this technologically advanced 1 1/4-ton, 4x4, multipurpose vehicle answered the armed forces' need for superior mobility in a tactical field environment. It was versatile, mobile, and fast, and replaced an assortment of vehicles, including: some M151s (1/4-ton utility vehicles (the old "jeep"), all M274s (1/4-ton Mules), all M561s (1-1/2-ton Gama Goats), and some M880s (1 1/4-ton pick-up trucks).

Shown here is a 1:43 scale replica of a US Army M1025 Humvee painted in a desert sand camouflage pattern. Now in stock!

Dimensions:
Length: 4-inches
Width: 2-inches

Release Date: August 2017

Features
  • Diecast construction
  • Rolling wheels
  • Realistic painting and accurate insignia
  • Comes with acrylic display case and stenciled terrain base

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