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The Hummer was a huge departure from previous military "light" utility 4x4s like the Jeep M38A1 and M151! There is nothing "light" about a Humvee or Hummer H1. When AM General won the U.S. military bid for a "High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle" (HMMWV), a vehicle with 3/4-ton, full size truck chassis dimensions burst forth! In the field with armor and utility equipment, these trucks can reach eight tons of steel and equipment. Introduced in the early '80s, they performed in the Gulf War and Middle East military ventures since. When AM General went to the civilian market with the