Category: Stryker

7th Infantry Division

Army Announces Plans to Reactivate 7th Infantry Division JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash., April 26, 2012 – The secretary of the Army announced plans today to reactivate the 7th Infantry Division and stand up its headquarters here. The two-star headquarters, which will oversee the training and readiness of five of the installation’s 10 brigades, will fill […]

Upgraded Strykers

Fleet of ‘double-V hull’ Strykers growing in Afghanistan Two hundred of the double-V hulls are now in Afghanistan, with more slated to arrive in coming months, according to Lori Grein, a public affairs officer with the Project Executive Office-Ground Combat Systems. There are almost no flat-bottom Strykers left in Afghanistan, Grein said; most have been […]

Strykerless Brigade

Brigade leaving Strykers behind 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, is readying for a deployment to Afghanistan in December, and it will leave its fleet of roughly 300 eight-wheeled Strykers at home. Instead, about 3,000 soldiers from the brigade will drive a mix of armored vehicles that are already in Afghanistan, such as the Mine Resistant […]

Additional DVH Strykers

General Dynamics Awarded $243 Million to Produce 115 More Double-V Hull Stryker Vehicles This is on top of a previous contract for 350 (about one brigade’s worth) of the upgraded Strykers. There are currently no plans for DVH models of the Mobile Gun System for NBC Recon variants. I wouldn’t be surprised if the MGS […]