Humvee Facts: 35 Things To Know About The HMMWV

Over 100 Humvees in one place
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles and Humvees are parked in a retrograde property assistance team holding yard at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, pending shipment to their final destination.
Master Sgt. David Largent, U.S. Army

The US Army awarded a contract to AM General in 1981 to produce additional prototypes of the tactical vehicle. The development and operational testing was conducted in 1982. By 1983, the US Army awarded a contract to AM General to manufacture 55,000 HMMWVs; of which 39,000 were for the US Army and the rest went to the US Marine Corps, US Air Force and US Navy.