1/35 Trumpeter Stryker M1135 NBC RV, with interior

As Bob Ross didn’t say, every Stryker needs a friend, so gotta give him a friend.

……… and here it comes: the Trumpeter M1135 Stryker NBC RV!!!

This one should accompany my recently built M1133 Medical Evacuation Vehicle ( http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=283111&page=1 ) in a possible diorama.

As usual, I started with the running gear and once more steered the two front axes.

As I intend to show this Stryker with open hatches, interior parts will be necessary. Therefore I will use parts of the Trumpeter M1129 Stryker Mortar kit. And, of course, I will have to make some parts on my own.

This time I paid some attention to the vehicle’s floor. I wanted to bring it to the same height as the open two-part access door. I did so by gluing sheet panels on the structure of the kit’s floor.

I also opened the window at the rear NBC module.

The first interior part I built was the rear chair. It has been a leftover from REVELL’s Wolf, jet a little bit padded.

So much for today.

Next on program: the Joint Biological Point Detection System.


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The Joint Biological Point Detection System!

I used pictures from Ralph Zwilling’s fantastic internet side: Tank-Masters.de, in order to build the interior of the M1135 NBC RV, as references.

The following two pictures by tank-masters.de, show the Joint Biological Point Detection System in the inside of a M1135 Stryker vehicle:



As I didn’t have the dimensions, I used these photos to first build a paper model of the Joint Biological Point Detection System and the Mass Spectrometer behind it.

Using this as rule model I started constructing with plastic cards.

More to come soon.


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Interesting project!

Impressive project. A friend of mine did the same for the French VAB equivalent. Good luck with the interior.


Thank you, guy’s!!

Well, and here comes the rest of the 20 characters

following along! Looking forward to this build!