Command Vehicle M1130 Stryker1-7

M1130: General
Manufacturer GM GDLS Defense Group, L.L.C. Crew
5-6 men:
  • Commander hull right center
  • Driver in hull left front
  • 3-4 passengers
M1130: Dimensions
Combat weight 42,000lbs
Height 122.88"
Length 290"
Width 116.43"
Wheel clearance 21"
M1130: Armament
Type Mount Ammunition Traverse Max traverse rate Elevation
.50cal M2HB MG
40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher Mk19 MOD3
Remote weapon system M151E2 2,000 rounds .50cal
480 rounds 40mm
60°/sec +55° to -20°
Aiming equipment
Remote weapon system M151E2 for commander
Azimuth and elevation
Night vision
Thermal for commander, AN/VAS-5 thermal for driver
M1130: Armor
High hard steel structure
Maximum .5"
M1130: Automotive
Engine Caterpillar 3126; 6-cylinder, 4-cycle inline turbocharged diesel
Horsepower 350@2,500rpm Fuel capacity 53gal
Transmission Allison MD 3066P, 6 speeds forward, 1 reverse
Steering Hydraulic, steering wheel
Brakes Dual-circuit hydraulic with air-power assist; anti-lock system on rear 3 axles
M1130: Suspension
Type Road wheels Shock absorbers
Hydropneumatic 4/side On each wheel
M1130: Performance
Max level road speed 60mph
Max trench 78"
Max grade 60% Max slideslope 30%
Max vertical obstacle 23"
Min turning diameter 52'
Max fording depth 51"
Cruising range ~330mi, roads
~530km, roads

The Stryker CV is the command version of the Stryker ICV. The passenger compartment is occupied by a 3- or 4-man staff crew, and equipment carried can be modified for missions including command of a brigade; battalion; reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition (RSTA) squadron; battalion S3 (operations officer); and USAF air control party. Externally the M1130 is very similar to the M1126 on which it is based, but the command vehicle sports a larger number of antennae and masts on its roof. With all of the electronic equipment mounted in the vehicle, and air conditioning system was fitted as well.

The hull bottom was modified into a double-V shape beginning in 2010 in order to help mitigate the blast effect of mines and improvised explosive devices. The double-V hull (DVH) improvements also featured enhancements to the suspension system, wider tires, a height management system, and blast-resistant seating for the infantry squad. Further upgrades--including a 450hp engine; 60,000lb (27,000kg) suspension; 910-amp alternator; and an in-vehicle network--produced the Stryker A1 variant.




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Last updated 12 Mar 2024.
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