Infantry Drills

E-46: Mobility Disadvantages

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E-46. Although generally equipped with run-flat tires, HMMWV tires are susceptible to enemy fire. HMMWVs have much less ability to breach obstacles than tracked vehicles. The HMMWV can be blocked by hasty and complex obstacles and can be easily rolled, especially with the armored M1114.

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