Entry from US English dictionary
(in full Stryker Armored Vehicle)
An eight-wheeled armored vehicle used by the Army with defense capabilities similar to those of a tank, but with greater mobility and fewer logistical requirements.
- In November 2003, the Stryker entered operational service with the US Army when a Stryker brigade landed in Kuwait.
- Today, the toughest job in our Army is a Stryker rifle company commander.
- A non-commissioned officer from the Old Guard and a Stryker Brigade soldier won this year's NCO and Soldier of the Year competition.
Named for two different veterans of earlier wars who shared the surname Stryker.
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