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M1130/M1255? Stryker

Command Vehicle


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 2002 or 2003
Crew: 2+3
Armament: M151 "Protector" Remote Weapon Station which can mount (1) .50 cal M2HB Heavy Machine Gun, MK19 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher OR 7.62mm M240B MG.
Miscellaneous Info: The M1130 Command Vehicle (CV) is the mobile command post in the Stryker vehicle series.  It contains enough room to accommodate the crew and the applicable command staff/personnel.  The CV comes in five (5) configurations and is fitted with the appropriate command, control and communications equipment needed for each type of vehicle.  The configurations are Brigade Commander CV, Battalion Commander CV, S3 TAC (Tactical Command Post?) CV, RSTA (Reconnaissance, Surveillance & Target Acquisition) Squadron Commander CV and Battalion S3 & Tactical Air Control Party/USAF Vehicle.

Over its lifespan, the CV has been upgraded with improvements to armor and automotive components a number of times.  The CV 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 M1255? CVV and the vehicles with added enhancements as outlined in the Engineering Proposal Change (ECP), the M1255? CVV-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

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Photos U.S. Army

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Information & Photos General Dynamics Land Systems
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Information & Photos Global-Security.Org
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Photos (via Hans-Hermann Buhling) Prime Portal
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Photos (via Dieter Krause) Prime Portal
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Photos Tank-Masters.DE
M1130 Stryker Command TACP Vehicle Photos Tank-Masters.DE

Printed

Reference Author
Stryker In Detail - Part 1 (Revised and Extended) - (Wings and Wheels Publications  #17) Ralph Zwilling

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Model Kit (35130)
  AFV Club 1/35 Injection molded plastic kit.
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Model Kit (397) Trumpeter 1/35 Injection molded plastic kit.
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
For products useable with all variants, see our Stryker IAV Series Index      
M151 Remote Weapon Station (RWS) (35157) AFV Club 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic; RWS only.
US M151A2 RWS (BL35146K) Blast Models 1/35 Resin; For AFV Club and Trumpeter kits?
M1130 Stryker Command Vehicle Conversion (MT 72152) ModellTrans Modellbau 1/72 Resin; For Academy M1126 Model Kit

Stryker Slat Armor Set (RMA 35228)

Real Model

1/35

Photo Etched. For the AFV Club M1126, M1127 and M1130 Stryker Model Kits. 

M2HB Heavy Machine Gun Update Set - Remote Weapon Station (RWS) Version (VBS0204) Voyager Models 1/35 For both AFV Club and Trumpeter Kits.
M151 Remote Weapon Station (RWS) (PEA093) Voyager Models 1/35 For both AFV Club and Trumpeter Kits.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
M1130 Stryker CV/TACP Model Photos (1/35 Trumpeter) Robert Goldman - Kfar Saba, Israel

For More Information, go to our Stryker IAV Series Index