IAV Stryker

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IAV Stryker
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The IAV Stryker is one of the upcoming Fire Support Vehicles in Squad. The IAV Stryker is adopted as the standard armored personnel carrier (APC) and infantry carrier vehicle (ICV) of the United States Army (US Army), alongside with the M113 APC (adopted in 1960), since 2002. The IAV Stryker is based off the Swiss Piranha III 8x8.

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General Information[edit | edit source]

The IAV Stryker is an 8-wheel APC and ICV. It is designed by the Canadian branch of the American company General Dynamic Land Systems in 2000 and is based off the Swiss Piranha III 8x8. The Stryker is later adopted into the US Army in 2002 as the standard APC and ICV alongside with the M113 APC. The Stryker is currently used by the United States and Peru. Chile, Colombia, and Iraq are currently interested in purchasing the vehicle.

The IAV Stryker ICV weighs 18.16 short tons (16.47 t), is 22 ft 10 in (6.95 m) long, 8 ft 11 in (2.72 m) wide, and 8 ft 8 in (2.64 m) tall. The Stryker can be driven by up to a crew of 2 (1 driver and 1 gunner) and can hold 9 passengers. The vehicle has 14.5 resistant armor, which is designed to withstand .50 cal attacks and rockets as well as a .50 cal M2A1 heavy machine gun as its armanent, and a 350 hp Caterpillar C7 engine . It can reach up to a speed of 60 mph (97 km/h).

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The IAV Stryker is the the closest equivalent fire support vehicle of the US Army to the Russian BTR-80.

  • The Stryker can hold up to 11 people: 2 crew and 9 passengers.
  • The Stryker's respawn timer is 8 minutes due to the fact it is a fire support vehicle.
  • The ticket value of the Stryker is 35.
  • Due to its resilient armor, the Stryker can hold against .50 cal weapons and rockets such as the RPG-7.
  • The Stryker's M2A1 is remotely controlled and possible hold remote smoke launchers.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • IAV stands for Interim Armored Vehicle.
  • The IAV Stryker is named after two American servicemen who posthumously received the Medal of Honor: Stuart S. Stryker (died in World War II) and Robert F. Stryker (died in the Vietnam War; unrelated to each other).

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