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M1038 HMMWV Cargo/Troop Carrier With Winch

The M1038 and M1038A1 were variations of the M998 and M998A1 cargo/troop carriers. The only difference between the M998 and M998A1 cargo/troop carriers and the M1038 and M1038A1 cargo/troop carriers was that the M998 and M998A1 did not have self-recovery winches and the M1038 and M1038A1 did. This difference affected vehicle length, vehicle weight, shipping dimensions, approach angle, and special winch-assisted operations. It did not affect the basic purpose, performance, or special limitations of the vehicles.

The M1038 and M1038A1 HMMWVs were cargo/troop carrier configurations of the HMMWV family. They were used to transport equipment, materials, and/or personnel. The vehicles were equipped with basic armor and used to transport equipment, materials, and/or personnel. The cargo carrier configuration was capable of transporting a payload (including crew) of 2,500 pounds and the troop carrier was capable of transporting a 2-man crew and 8 passengers. Both used a troop seat kit for troop transport operations. The cargo/troop carrier could also be configured in a 4-man crew configuration. The vehicles could climb 60 percent (31 degrees) slopes and traverse a side slope of up to 40 (22 degrees) percent fully loaded. The vehicles could ford hard bottom water crossing up to 30 inches (76 centimeters) without a deep water fording kit and up to 60 inches (152 centimeters) with the kit.

The M1038 and M1038A1 are equipped with the self-recovery winch which can also be used to recover like systems. The M1038A1 models had the latest modifications applied to other vehicles in the A1 series. M1038 variants fitted with any of a variety of add-on armor packages as part of near term armor programs, beginning in 2003 were designated with a "P1" after their respective model number.




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