Replacing the HMMWV, Unforeseen Risks

Replacing the HMMWV, Unforeseen Risks

In the opening years of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) it became increasingly clear that the well-worn and iconic High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) was not suited to the rigors of counterinsurgency combat in Iraq...
Military Vehicles Most at Risk of Vehicle Rollovers

Military Vehicles Most at Risk of Vehicle Rollovers

It’s 3:30 a.m. and your patrol is rumbling forward off-road at a steady pace.  The column is silent, except for the low, constant hum of the vehicles crawling forward.  The silence is punctured by a sudden crash.  You briefly see the vehicle ahead of you flip over and...
Military Vehicles Most at Risk of Vehicle Rollovers

Are Military Vehicle Rollovers a New Problem?

In the first quartile of FY2020, a total of five Army personnel were killed in three tactical vehicle rollovers.  The year before, the Army lost 13 soldiers to rollover accidents.  The Army are not the only service branch to suffer losses of this kind.  Marine First...
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