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MRZR Mounted HELWS (high energy laser weapon systems)

Raytheon receives U.S. Air Force contract for HELWS high energy laser weapon systems December 2019 Global Defense Security army news industry Posted On Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems has been awarded a $13.1 million modification (P00002) to previously awarded agreement FA8650-19-9-9326 for High Energy Laser Weapon Systems (HELWS). Military Systems Group is one of …

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The US is Preparing for a Land War Against Both Russia and China

The U.S. Is Preparing For a Land War Against both Russia and China Key Point: The U.S. Army is developing technology that’ll give it the ability to fight Douglas MacArthur’s feared land war in Asia. (Washington, D.C.) If a large mechanized unit of armored ground forces were “closing” with an enemy amid heavy artillery and …

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SISU GTP 4×4 General Purpose Vehicle Ring Mount

SISU GTP 4×4 General Purpose Vehicle, Finland SISU GTP 4×4 general-purpose vehicle was designed and developed by Finnish commercial and defence vehicle manufacturer SISU Auto. It is the latest variant in the SISU GTP family of 4×4 armoured vehicles. The SISU GTP range also includes armoured personnel carrier (APC), recovery, reconnaissance, and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) …

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SMT 4×4 By Liberty Vehicle Technologies

Liberty Vehicle Technologies Founded in 1920 under the Automotive Products brand, 920Engineering, is a brake system supplier with solutions from calipers to discs, actuation and full corner assemblies. Offering specialist engineering, precision manufacturing and product solutions across markets from Formula One to Tier 1. Military Systems Group is one of world’s most widely used designer …

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Chevrolet Colorado-Based ISV Has Four Helicopter Hook-ups

Chevrolet Colorado-Based ISV Has Four Helicopter Hook-ups We can’t get enough of the Chevrolet Colorado-based Infantry Squad Vehicle, or ISV. Developed via a $1-million contract by GM Defense for the U.S. Army, the ISV is designed to drop in at a safe location away from combat, then transport a nine-soldier squad (plus their gear) to …

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GM Defense Expanding Portfolio Beyond Vehicles

GM Defense Expanding Portfolio Beyond Vehicles GM Defense Infantry Squad Vehicle concept Photo: GM Defense General Motors’ defense business – which was resurrected two years ago after the auto giant sold its defense division to General Dynamics in 2003 – is positioning itself as a technology company rather than just a vehicle manufacturer as it …

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Colorado-Based ISV GM Truck Selected As Finalist For Army Contract

Colorado-Based ISV GM Truck Selected As Finalist For Army Contract We’ve covered the GM truck-based Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) before, and now we’ve recently learned that the General Motors bid was selected as one of three finalists for a contract with the U.S. Army. The other two finalists include the Oshkosh Defense unit of Oshkosh, …

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The GM ISV Is A Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison From The Waist Down

The GM ISV Is A Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison From The Waist Down As much as 70 percent of the General Motors ISV ( Infantry Squad Vehicle) incorporates commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components from the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison. According to the executive chief engineer at GM Defense, Performance Variants and Motorsports, Mark Dickens, the ISV is …

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