Engineer Squad Vehicle M1132 Stryker1-6

M1132: General
Manufacturer GM GDLS Defense Group, L.L.C. Crew
8-10 men:
  • Commander hull right center
  • Driver in hull left front
  • 6-8 engineers
M1132: Dimensions
Combat weight 41,790lbs
Height 125.1"
Length 287.9"
Width 153.6"
Wheel clearance 21"
M1132: 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
M1132: Armor
High hard steel structure
Maximum .5"
M1132: 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
M1132: Suspension
Type Road wheels Shock absorbers
Hydropneumatic 4/side On each wheel
M1132: Performance
Max level road speed 60mph
Max trench 76"
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 ESV is based on the Stryker ICV, and is modified to better mount and carry engineer equipment. On the lower front hull, the Jettison Fitting Kit (JFK) is mounted to allow attachment of various mine rollers, mine plows, and obstacle blades. Control over the attachments is provided by the Mission Equipment Control Unit (MECU) mounted in the driver's position, and the vehicle's headlights are moved to the end of extensions to clear the attachments. On each side of the hull rear can be mounted a Lane Marking System (LMS) that shoots marker poles into the ground with 100psi (7kg/cm²) of air pressure. Each of the dispenser units can hold 50 poles, and the control box for the LMS is situated to the right of the squad leader's position. The ESV has a rack above the rear ramp for a stowage box which, along with two stowage boxes along the hull sides, provides space for engineering supplies and equipment such as charges, fuses, detonator cord, blasting caps, etc.

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 13 Mar 2024.
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