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M1129A/B - M1252?
Stryker Mortar Carrier
|Country of Origin/Used by:||USA|
|First Produced/Service Dates:||2002- MC-A
2005 - MC-B
MC-A: Main: M121 120mm Mortar System;
M151 "Protector" Remote Weapon Station which can contain (1) .50cal M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun, 40mm MK19 Automatic Grenade launcher or M240B 7.62mm
Additional Armament: Either a M224 60mm Lightweight
Company Mortar or M252 81mm Medium Extended Range Mortar.
MC-B: Main: 120mm RMS6-L Recolling Mortar System; Commander: 7.62mm M240B MG or .50 cal M2HB HMG; Additional Armament: Either a M224 60mm Lightweight Company Mortar or M252 81mm Medium Extended Range Mortar.
|Miscellaneous Info:|| The M1129 Mortar
Carrier (MC) is the Stryker Series vehicle designed to provide indirect
fire for U.S.forces. The MC-A vehicle was
basically a mortar transport vehicle and did NOT have the capability to
fire the weapons from inside the vehicle. However, the MC-B Vehicle was
built such that it could fire the mortar from the inside of the carrier.
The "A" vehicles were replaced with the "B" vehicles, once thy became
available. Over its lifespan, the MC has been upgraded with improvements
to armor and automotive components a number of times. The MC is one of
the vehicles that has been fitted with the new Double-V Hull (DVH) to
protect against Improvised Explosive Devices (IED's). The vehicles
fitted with the DVH are referred to as the M1252? MCVV and the vehicles
with added enhancements as outlined in the Engineering Proposal Change
(ECP), the M1252? MCVV-A1.
To view the specifications and references common to ALL variants, please refer to the Stryker Interim Vehicle (IAV) Series Index.
|Data Sheet Available:||None Available|
|M1129B Stryker Mortar Carrier Vehicle Photos (Vehicles of the US Army's 3-21st Infantry)||Paul Cote' - AMPS Anchorage, AK USA|
|M1129B Stryker Mortar Carrier Vehicle Photos||U.S. Army|
|M1129 Stryker Mortar Carrier Information & Photos||Army Guide.com|
|M1129 Styrker Mortar Carrier Information & Photos||General Dynamics Land Systems|
|M1129 Stryker Mortar Carrier Information & Photos||Global Security.Org|
Mortar Carrier Photos (1) (via Michael Steede)
M1129B Stryker Mortar Carrier Photos (2) (via Rich Sahil)
M1129B Stryker Mortar Carrier Photos (3) (via Hans-Hermann Buhling)
M1129B Stryker Mortar Carrier Photos (4) (via Dieter Krause)
|M1129B Stryker Mortar Carrier Photos||Tank-Masters.DE|
|Stryker In Detail - Part 2 (Wings and Wheels Publications #19)||Ralph Zwilling|
Kits and Accessories
|Model Kit||Manufacturer||Scale||Other Information|
|M1129 Styker Mortar Carrier (MC-B) Kit (01512)||Trumpeter||1/35||Injection Molded Plastic.|
|Aftermarket Set||Manufacturer||Scale||Other Information|
|For products useable with all variants, see our Stryker IAV Series Index|
Mortar Carrier Conversion (MT 72151)
Resin; For Academy M1126 Model Kit
For More Information, go to our Stryker IAV Series Index