M1043A2 HMMWV Humvee light multirole tactical vehicle technical data sheet specifications pictures

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M1043A2 HMMWV Humvee light multirole tactical vehicle
 
 
 
M1043A2 HMMWV Humvee light multirole tactical vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defence industry military technology
 
Description

The M1043A2 HMMWV Humvee is an upgraded version of the basic Humvee version. The vehicle is designed and manufactured by the American Defence Company AM General. The M1043A2 variant has been produced to replace the M1043 and M1044 variants. These vehicles provide immediate, mobile, suppressive and destructive fires in support of the maneuver unit commander. The M1043A3 is in service in the U.S. army since August 1, 1985.

 
Variants
- M1043
- M1043A1
 
Technical Data
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Armament
The M1043A2 can be armed on the roof of the vehicle with the M240G 7.62 mm medium machine gun, M2 .50 caliber, heavy barrel machine gun or the MK19, 40mm, heavy machine gun. The weapons platform could be traversed 360 degrees.
Design and protection
The M1043A2 armament carriers featured supplemental armor that provided added ballistic protection for armament components, crew, and ammunitionMarine Armor Kit (MAK) can be installed on M1043A2, in either two or four door configurations.
Mobility
The chassis, mechanical components and general performance are the same as other models of the standard Humvee M998 series.The M1043A2 is motorized with a V-8, 6.5L Diesel Fuel Injection engine coupled to an 4-speed automatic transmission with a maximum input torque rating of 451 lb.-ft. (612 N m). The M1043A2 Humvee uses independent suspensions and portal geared hubs similar to portal axles to make for a full 46cm of ground clearance. The vehicle also has disc brakes on all 4 wheels, and 4-wheel double-wishbone suspension. A key element of the 1995 A2 series modification package was the introduction of a new 6.5-liter naturally aspirated diesel engine with improved 160 horsepower rating. The new engine was coupled with an electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission and a new exhaust emission system with catalytic converter that had been redesigned to meet new 1995 environmental standards.
Accessories
The M1043A2 vehicle may cross a water depth up to 0.76m without preparation and 1.5 m with a deep water fording kit.
Other components of the A2 package included an improved steering wheel and column; a self-canceling turn signal; new rear seats (similar to front seats used in A1 models); optional composite rear troop seats for the cargo area; 2300-lb. capacity cargo bed tie-downs; improved vehicle tie-downs (for vehicle transport); an improved brake pedal; improved front upper control arms and ball joints; an improved fuel drain configuration; front and rear cross member reinforcements; an improved 9000-lb. winch; a dual-voltage regulator/alternator system; an improved defroster/heater system; and an improved air cleaner element all supported by multiple attachment/hardware upgrades.
 
Specifications
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Type
Multirole light tactical vehicle
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Country user
United States
Designer Country
United States
Accessories
Self-recovery winch, central tire inflation.
Troop seating
1 + 3
Armor
No armour protection but the M1043A2 can be fitted with Marine Armor kit
Weight
3,295 kg
Speed
70 km/h maximum speed on road
Range
443 km
Dimensions
Lenght, 4.84 m; Width, 2.18 m; Height, 1.93 m
 
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M1043A2 HMMWV Humvee light multirole tactical vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defence industry military technology
M1043A2 HMMWV Humvee light multirole tactical vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defence industry military technology

 

 

 
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