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Length: 4.5 meters
Height: 1.8 meters
Mass: 2.4 tons
  Powers/Weapons: Can be mounted with a 7.62mm machine gun, a .50 caliber machine gun, or a Grenade Launcher
First Appearance: GODZILLA (1998)
Series:  (Distributed)  


Seeing a need to replace the militarized civilian trucks they used in service at the time, the US Army requested a new vehicle to supplant and eventually replace the wheeled vehicles already in service. Eventually the planned vehicle, known as the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle or HMMWV, were built by AM General with over 55,000 orders for the first contract in 1985. The HMMWV or as it is known at times as the Humvee became very popular with the US military and eventually other nations began to use it as well. Also the HMMWV was modified and sold to the general population as the Hummer.

Despite the fact that its initial function was to operate behind friendly lines and the lack of armor, it could carry multiple types of weapons, which included a 7.62mm machine gun, a .50 caliber machine gun, or a Grenade Launcher.

Although designed mainly for light cargo and personnel transport, the HMMWV found itself involved in the front lines, starting in the fighting in Panama in 1989. While at first it operated well in conventional conflicts, later fighting in Somalia on the continent of Africa in October of 1993 highlighted the need for more protection for the HMMWV.

However, all of the conflicts that the HMMWV paled in comparison to what it faced in 1998 on the streets of New York. As a giant monster called Godzilla appeared from the waters of the Atlantic and began to devastate New York City, the US Army sprung into action to combat the beast. Due to the urban nature of the battlefield, the HMMWV took the brunt of the fighting as they patrolled the streets to find Godzilla and when they did find him, engage the monster, usually chased him around the city. Even though they could carry different weapons, none of them seems to work as they could not lock on to Godzilla and those weapons that did score hits did not inflict any damage. Heavily involved in trying to stop the creature, HMMWVs suffered heavy losses as their foe easily incinerated them or smashed them aside with its feet as they chased him around the city or shoot at him as he smashed through the different roadblocks set up throughout the city.