Stryker Interim Combat Vehicle

The Stryker and LAV III in US and Canadian Service, 1999–2020

David Grummitt

Date Published :
January 2021
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Series :
Illustration :
200 color illustrations
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781526774187
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 11.5 X 8.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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Reviews the full range of kits and accessories available to model the Stryker and LAV III in all the major scales.

The Stryker interim combat vehicle was a stop-gap measure, designed to meet the needs of the United States to project its military force quickly by air into hotspots around the world. In 2003 it had its baptism of fire in Iraq and has since proved itself an integral part of the US’s warfighting capability and now, two decades into its service, the Stryker has been adapted to face the new threat of a resurgent Russia.

This volume in the LandCraft series of modeling guides examines the Stryker and LAV III in US, Canadian and New Zealand service. In addition to describing in detail the design, development and operational history of the Stryker and LAV III, David Grummitt gives a full account of the wide range of modeling kits and accessories available and features six builds covering the most important variants. Detailed color profiles provide both reference and inspiration for modelers and military enthusiasts alike.

About The Author

David Grummitt is editor of Military Modelcraft International with more than a decade of building models and writing articles for publication. As well as being editor of MMI since 2009, he is a professional historian who has written several books on fifteenth- and sixteenth-century military and political history.


"Highly recommended for beginner to advanced builders."


"Highly recommended."

- AMPS Indianapolis

"The like rest of the 'Craft' series, it's a nice overview of history mixed with skilled kit building for inspirational modeling info."

- Historical Miniatures Gaming Society

"With its wonderful photographs, artistic figures, and modeling overview, this work is highly recommended and accomplishes what few reference books do."


"Detailed exterior coverage of many of the LAV family geared to the scale modeller. Numerous clear color photos, illustrations and color plates are provided. Some great tips and a discussion of the merits and drawbacks of the AFV Club, Panda & Trumpeter models."

- War Wheels

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