Antitank Guided Missile M1134 Stryker1-7

M1134: General
Manufacturer GM GDLS Defense Group, L.L.C. Crew
4 men:
  • Commander hull right center
  • Driver in hull left front
  • Gunner in hull center rear
  • Loader in hull rear
M1134: Dimensions
Combat weight 40,904lbs
Height 119.3"
Length 287.0"
Width 149.8"
Wheel clearance 21"
M1134: Armament
Type Mount Ammunition Traverse Max traverse rate Elevation Max elevation rate
Twin TOW missile launcher Elevated TOW System 12 missiles 360°
40°/sec +29° to -20°
7.62mm M240B MG Commander's cupola 2,000 rounds 360°
-- Manual --
Aiming equipment
ETS TAS for gunner
Night vision
FLIR for gunner, AN/VAS-5 thermal for driver
M1134: Armor
High hard steel structure
Maximum .5"
M1134: 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
M1134: Suspension
Type Road wheels Shock absorbers
Hydropneumatic 4/side On each wheel
M1134: 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

Over its passenger compartment, the Stryker ATGM mounted an Elevated TOW System (ETS) twin-tube launcher that was compatible with all TOW missile variants. The ETS mast raised 0.5m (20") above the hull roof to help enable the vehicle to make use of hull down positions. The 1,400kg (3,100lb) ETS incorporated the Modified Improved Target Acquisition System (MITAS) inboard of the missiles. The MITAS was composed of the Target Acquisition System (TAS), fire control system, and the battery power source. The TAS contained a CCD television daylight sight and a second-generation FLIR night sight that each provided 4x and 8x magnification options, an eye-safe laser rangefinder, and the missile tracker. The ETS also had four M6 smoke grenade launchers mounted on its right side. Ten missiles were stowed in the vehicle in addition to the 2 in the launcher: a rack to the loader's left held three missiles, a rack to his right stowed six, and a floor rack contained a single missile. Reloading was accomplished through a hatch on the rear hull roof by elevating the ETS to +40°, and could be completed in under 2 minutes. The commander's MG needed to be folded down before the missile launcher was fired. The M1134 served in mobile gun system platoons until the Stryker MGS could be fielded.

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 7 Jan 2024.
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