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Pentagon Briefing Sheet On Humvees--Fyi


ON HAND QTY IN THEATER: (As of 4 Dec 04)

There are approximately 5,910 Up-Armored HMMWVs (UAH) and 9,050 Add-on-Armor (AoA) HMMWVs currently in Central Command’s (CENTCOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR) of a total of 19,389 operating HUMMWVs in theater. This includes Up-Armored HMMWVs organic to units deployed and those diverted from production and redistributed from major commands to fill additional Up-Armored HMMWV requirements.

Currently there are 9,364 add-on armor kits for HMMWVs in theater of which 9,050 have been installed.

BLUF: There are 5,144 HMMVS in theater without Add-on-Armor


Add-on Armor (AoA) current CENTCOM-validated requirement is 13,872.

Up-Armored (UAH) current CENTCOM-validated requirement is 8,105.

EXECUTION: To meet the CENTCOM requirements the Army is diverting all new Up-Armored HMMWV production to theater, and has redistributed Up-Armored HMMWVs from units in CONUS, Europe/Balkans, Korea, and Alaska.

All Up-Armored HMMWVs deployed to theater will remain in theater, whether organic to units or in fulfillment of CENTCOM requirements. Up-Armored HMMWVs are distributed according to mission needs and not component.


As of this date, to support the procurement of armored vehicles, we have received an additional $1.2B which includes: $20M of FY03 Supplemental; $73M FY03 Iraqi Freedom Fund (IFF); $39M FY04 Congressional Add; $570M FY04 Supplemental/IFF; $58M IFF Deputy Secretary of Defense Memo and recently obtained $572M from the FY05 Bridge Supplemental for procurement of UAH and M1151 HMMWVs with Add-on Armor

The Army received $168 in the FY05 budget for UAH.


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